James Thomas

James Thomas

James Thomas, Professor of Theatre at Wayne State University and Head of its PhD Program in Directing and Theatre Scholarship, is a graduate of St. Ambrose College (BA), Villanova University (MA), and the University of Texas at Austin (PhD). Thomas has also taught theatre at Mount Holyoke College, Marquette University and Florida State University, where he was Associate Dean. His recent directing credits include Six Characters in Search of an Author and Cymbeline at Detroit’s Hilberry Theatre, and Ah, Wilderness! and The Skin of our Teeth at the Bonstelle Theatre. He is also translator of texts about modern Russian acting and directing technique and Director of the Department’s Study Abroad Program with the Moscow Art Theatre School. He is currently at work on a study of Shakespeare’s plays for actors, directors and designers.

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Professor of Theatre, Wayne State University; Head of the PhD Program in Directing and Theatre Scholarship, Detroit, MI, USA

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