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I am incredibly new at acting but have been extremely blessed with consecutive jobs. A huge downfall is, I did not feel confident at all with my character building skills until I hired James. He is patient, fun, sympathetic, but most importantly he is encouraging. Since I am new to the industry and need excelled training, I feel that it is important to have a talented instructor. James is that man! I plan to continue with his guidance to become a stronger and more talented actor.Nov 27, 2019Verified
I love this guy....He’s a thorough and effective teacher.. Hire him if you’re looking to take your acting career to the next level 😃Feb 10, 2020Verified
He is very patient, flexible, and understanding of my needs as an actor. I'm looking forward to our first lesson together!Feb 23, 2019Verified
I had the pleasure of working with James as an instructor at Wayne State University for the last 3 years. His understanding of text, Objectives as an actor and putting them into use on the stage were impeccable. He is tenacious a in a quest to be the best actor he can be, and is always prepared. i found that he always brought a wealth of ideas to the table and his acting style was very clean and natural.Jul 11, 2018
James is an excellent Director and Teacher with new and intriguing ways of looking at common acting problems.Jul 10, 2018
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I understand the difficulties of being an actor and still wanting to get better so I would say my pricing is considerate : ) If you have a scene partner you want to work with I am happy to work out a deal between multiple individuals. You will find I am very understanding, so just ask.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?It's all about being comfortable! Comfortable with new people, comfortable in your skin. When you are at ease that is when the true personality shines and the work can begin. So I work on helping you understand who you are and how you can bring that to your work.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have an undergraduate degree from Temple University as well as my Master's in Performance from Wayne State University. I have a lifetime in the theater and 10 years of training.