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Jim Elliott
Jim Elliott

AMDA Faculty since: 2001

Teaching: Adjunct Professor of Shakespeare: Actors Studio Drama School, Cooper Union, Fairleigh Dickinson, University of Texas, MIT, Juniata College, University of Tennessee, Norfolk School of the Arts and NY Film Academy. Master class in acting for Taiwan Performing Arts Center in Taipei. Artistic Associate for New York Rep on Stalking the Bogeyman, a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play. Directing credits include 3 Graces Theatre Co. (Dissonance, published in Best Short Plays of 2011-12), ABC-TV Diversity Showcase, off-off-Broadway, regional theaters and colleges nationwide. Producing Director for Urban Empire: premiered Evolution by Jonathan Marc Sherman starring Peter Dinklage and Live Story, a reading series produced with Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope. Screenwriter and director of the award-winning short film Helen at Risk with Didi Conn. Directed Sonnet 97 as part of the Sonnet Project. Co-creator of the podcast series The State of Shakespeare.

Degrees, Studies and Affiliations

M.F.A., Acting, University of Texas, Austin, B.A., English, Williams College, Member AEA