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Tia James

 
Bio:
Tia James, an actor, teacher, director, and vocal coach, currently a faculty member of UNC Professional Actor Training Program, vocal coach and company member of PlayMakers Repertory Company. Tia has been seen on Broadway in The Merchant of Venice (Broadhurst Theater), and regional theater ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tia James, an actor, teacher, director, and vocal coach, currently a faculty member of UNC Professional Actor Training Program, vocal coach and company member of PlayMakers Repertory Company. Tia has been seen on Broadway in The Merchant of Venice (Broadhurst Theater), and regional theater ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Ensemble
Nerissa (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer

Photos

Jamar Jones, Jeffrey Blair Cornell, Omolade Wey, Khalil LeSaldo, and Tia James Photo

Jamar Jones, Jeffrey Blair Cornell, Omolade Wey, Khalil LeSaldo, and Tia James

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03/30/2022
Omolade Wey and Tia James  Photo

Omolade Wey and Tia James

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03/30/2022
Sergio Mauritz Ang, Kathryn Hunter-Williams, Ethan Haberfield, Tia James, and Omolade Photo

Sergio Mauritz Ang, Kathryn Hunter-Williams, Ethan Haberfield, Tia James, and Omolade Wey

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03/30/2022
Tia James as Mark Antony with C. David Johnson as Julius Caesar
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Tia James as Mark Antony with C. David Johnson as Julius Caesar

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03/05/2020
Tia James stars a Mark Antony 
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Tia James stars a Mark Antony

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03/05/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Ensemble

Nerissa (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer

Tia James Biography

Tia James, an actor, teacher, director, and vocal coach, currently a faculty member of UNC Professional Actor Training Program, vocal coach and company member of PlayMakers Repertory Company. Tia has been seen on Broadway in The Merchant of Venice (Broadhurst Theater), and regional theater productions include Julius Caesar (PlayMakers Rep) Native Son (PlayMakers Rep), Richard III (Allentown Shakespeare); Loving and Loving (Stella Adler Studios); The Winter’s Tale and The Merchant of Venice (The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park), Much Ado About Nothing (Two River Theater) and Civilization (all you can eat) (Woolly Mammoth Theater). Her television credits include “Nurse Jackie” and “Treme.” She has been the vocal coach for PlayMakers Rep, having worked on such shows as The Adventures of Robin Hood, Skeleton Crew, She Loves Me, Bewilderness, Jump, Life of Galileo, and How I Learned to Drive, and Stick Fly. Tia served as the Associate Artistic Director for The Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford CT, was a teaching artist for NY’s Public Theater Public Works Program, Mobile Unit, and A Midsummer's Day Camp; a teaching artist for DreamYard Arts Center, and has directed over a dozen plays including As You Like It (PlayMakers Rep), Having Our Say (North Carolina Theatre), Hamlet, Othello, and The Mystery Plays (NYU Graduate Acting Program), Richard III (The Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford CT), A Bright New Bright New Boise (Atlantic Acting School), Macbeth (PlayMakers Mobile Shakes) and Constellations (UNC PTAP). Tia is the recipient of the 2003 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival; Irene Ryan Winner, the 2014 NYU Graduate Acting Diversity Mentorship Scholarship for Voice and Speech, and the 2020 and 2019 Michael Chekhov/Zelda Fichandler Scholarship. Tia received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her MFA from NYU Graduate Acting.




Tia James News

CSC Announces Cast of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Photo CSC Announces Cast of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steven Maler are pleased to announce the cast and creative team of Free Shakespeare on the Common in the summer of 2022 - William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian. Performances will begin on The Boston Common on Wednesday, July 20 at 8PM (with press opening on Wednesday, July 27 at 8PM) and end on Sunday, August 7.  

Photos: Inside Look at PlayMakers Repertory Company's A WRINKLE IN TIME Photo Photos: Inside Look at PlayMakers Repertory Company's A WRINKLE IN TIME
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

 PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “A Wrinkle in Time,” a theatrical adaptation of one of the most beloved novels of the 20th century. Directed by Shelley Butler in her PlayMakers debut, the production runs from March 30 to April 17, 2022.

PlayMakers Streams First Film AS YOU LIKE IT Photo PlayMakers Streams First Film AS YOU LIKE IT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2022

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents 'As You Like It,' one of the most beloved Shakespearean comedies, filmed at the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. Directed by Tia James in her PlayMakers directorial debut, the film streams January 8 to 21, 2022.

PlayMakers Adds YOGA PLAY to 2021/22 Season Photo PlayMakers Adds YOGA PLAY to 2021/22 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 5, 2021

Today, PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced it will present Dipika Guha’s “Yoga Play” during the 2021/22 season. The season kicks off November 10 in the storied Paul Green Theatre.

Play On Shakespeare Announces Fall 2021 Season Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces Fall 2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Founded in 2020 by North Carolina-based director and producer, JaMeeka Holloway, Blk Girls Luv The Bard reimagines, reframes, and examines Shakespeare through the lens of Black and IPOC women with process, people, care, and community-centered workshops and public readings using modern verse translation commissioned by Play On Shakespeare.

Blk Girls Luv the Bard Announces 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Photo Blk Girls Luv the Bard Announces 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Series
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021

Founded in 2020 by North Carolina-based director and producer, JaMeeka Holloway, BGLTB reimagines, reframes, and examines Shakespeare through the lens of Black and IPOC women with process, people, care and community-centered workshops and public readings using modern-verse translation commissioned by Play On! Shakespeare.

Blk Girls Luv The Bard Announces 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Photo Blk Girls Luv The Bard Announces 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Founded in 2020 by JaMeeka Holloway, Blk Girls Luv The Bard, has announced its 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Series, produced in partnership with Ashland, Oregon's PLAY ON SHAKESPEARE.

PlayMakers Announces In-Person 2021/22 Season Photo PlayMakers Announces In-Person 2021/22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2021

Today, PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced it will reopen for the 2021-2022 season, staging five productions in the 550-seat Paul Green Theatre between November 2021 and May 2022. The season features works that explore the resilience of family bonds in all their complicated forms, friendships that transcend language, time, and space, and one man's connection to his community that helps him stand taller than he could alone.   

All-Local, All Black Femme Creative Team Leads #WTFOTHELLO Photo All-Local, All Black Femme Creative Team Leads #WTFOTHELLO
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2021

WTF presents OTHELLO featuring an all Black femme creative team. Tickets are on sale now for the 5 live performances.

Women's Theatre Festival Announces OTHELLO Photo Women's Theatre Festival Announces OTHELLO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2021

Women’s Theatre Festival has nnounced OTHELLO by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE in a modern verse translation by MFONISO UDOFIA as its Spring ‘21 Virtual Livestream Mainstage Production, produced in partnership with Ashland, Oregon’s PLAY ON SHAKESPEARE.

Tia James Videos

BWW TV: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2010

The Public Theater, with Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Al Pacino as Shylock and Lily Rabe as Portia at the Broadhurst Theatre this fall. THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play 78 performances only through Sunday, January 9. See below for a look at MERCHANT on stage!


Tia James Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tia James been in?
Tia James has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tia James been in?
Tia James has not appeared in the West End