James Wallert: About the Artist


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JAMES WALLERT, Associate Artistic Director, EPIC Theater Ensemble

As an actor with Epic, James has appeared Off-Broadway in DISPATCHES FROM (A)MENDED AMERICA, MACBETH, OTHELLO, MAHIDA’S EXTRA KEY TO HEAVEN, A HARD HEART, WIDOWERS’ HOUSES, EINSTEIN’S GIFT, HANNAH AND MARTIN, HABITAT, LITTLE EYOLF, and TIME & THE CONWAYS. For the Shakespeare Remix program, he recently directed HENRY VI. Other theatre credits include OTHELLO, ROMEO AND JULIET, and ALL IN THE TIMING at the Old Globe Theatre, PRIDE’S CROSSING and THREE DAYS OF RAIN at Northern Stage, TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE at HERE Arts Center, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at the Kansas Shakespeare Festival and KING LEAR at the Nebraska Shakespeare Festival. TV and Film credits include FOX Television’s Time of Your Life, Just the Beat, and Tumbling After. Since Co-Founding Epic Theatre Ensemble in 2001, James has curated and administered Epic’s Forum Series (funded by the New York Council for the Humanities), serving over 25,000 audience members. He is currently the lead teaching artist and site manager at Chelsea Vocational High School, where he oversees Epic’s sequential learning program. MFA- Acting, Old Globe/University of San Diego; BA- Theatre, University of Kansas.

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