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Will James

Will James

About Artist

Basic Information

  • Artist Statement

    Soldier. Activist. Playwright. Theatre Director.

    I love creating works that are a commentary of social issues that have plagued mankind for centuries. Through the utilization of classical theatrical staging, black box theatre, & street theatre, my goal is to present a story to a diverse audience that sparks a conversation not just during the play, but well after.
  • Resume

    MOST RECENT PROJECTS
    "YELLOWMAN" (Director) by Dael Orlandersmith - 2019
    Shreveport, LA

    Shreveport Regional Arts Council Critical Mass 7 Performing Arts Submission: "PTSD BLueS" (actor/director) by Will James - 2019 (top 5 semi-finalist)
    Shreveport, LA

    Founder / Creative Director of LightHouse Ensemble Theatre
    Shreveport, LA ~ 2019

    "Momma's District" by Shana Re'Nay Rogers (Police officer, technical director)-2018
    Natural Charms of Arts
    Shreveport, LA - Bossier City, LA

    "LYSISTRATA" by Aristophanes (technical director/actor"Kinesias")-2018
    Shreveport, LA - Montgomery, AL - New Orleans, LA - Chicago, IL

    Armed Forces Entertainment "Theatre of War" (Actor, staged readings) various characters - June 2018
    Savannah, GA - Syracuse, NY - Seoul, South Korea - Ramstein, Germany - Doha City, Kuwait

    "Endgame" by Samuel Beckett (Director) - August - October 2017
    San Antonio, TX


    "The Colored Museum" by George C. Wolfe (Narrator, Florance, & chorus member)-2018
    Mahogany Ensemble Theatre
    Bossier City, Louisiana

    "Help Me to Find My People" by Heather Andrea Williams (actor) - 2018
    Mahogany Ensemble Theatre
    Shreveport, Louisiana

    "Yellowman" by Dael Orlandersmith (Eugene) - 2017
    Mahogany Ensemble Theatre
    Bossier City, Louisiana

    "1st Annual Beast Feast" Master of Ceremonies (MC & announcer) - 2017
    Shreveport, Louisiana

    "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" script table readings by various writers (Actor) - 2017
    @Centenary College of Louisiana

Education

Member since
Friday, 16 June 2017 18:24
Last online
2 weeks ago