James holds a B.F.A. in Theatre from Southwestern University, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Austin College. He has taught Theatre Arts in public and private schools for over 20 years.
He has directed over 60 plays and musicals for high school, community and professional theatres and is the author of 17 plays plays that have been performed in 32 states and 9 countries.
JAMES HAS COACHED STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED AT THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES:
OU SCHOOL OF DRAMA
OU SCHOOL OF MUSICAL THEATRE
OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF INDIANA
2019 - "BEST DIRECTION" Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards.
2016 Director of "Wit" named "Best Play" by the Betty Lynn Buckley Awards.
2016 Director of "The Drowsy Chaperone" named "Best Musical" by the Betty Lynn Buckley Awards.
2017 Head of School's Distinguished Teacher Award. All Saints’ Episcopal School.
2016 Faculty Excellence Award. All Saints’ Episcopal School.