December, 2022 - Spanish Mime Carlos Martinez awarded the Golden Hands Gloves from the World Mime Organization to James for his life-time achievement of excellence in the art of Mime.
August, 2021 - James directs the revival of the award winning production Wrench at Teatro de las Americas, Oxnard, California. Written by James Donlon, Joseph Velasco, and Mathew Tavianni, Wrench was first performed in 1995 to critical acclaim - "The mood careens from hilarious satire to compassionate slice- of-life to surreal edginess in staging that proves an improbable mix of The Three Stooges, Sam Shepard, and David Lynch." - (The Los Angeles Times)
March, 2021 - The debut of an exciting project called THE MIME RADIO SHOW podcast co-hosted with Karen Hoyer and produced by Michael Dias. Click here: mimeradioshow.com
October, 2019 - JIMMIE performs in the 5th annual Lunacy Theatre Festival, Ashland, OR
September, 2019 - JIMMIE - HISTORICAL FOOL OF OXNARD tours Italy
JIMMIE - HISTORICAL FOOL OF OXNARD is born in Italy. Performances & Workshops produced by Teatro Pataló.
2019 - New Works
James travels through Spain, Romania, his back yard and imagination, to discover a new solo show and clown.
July, 2019 - Summer Intensive
The 2019 Flying Actor Studio Summer Workshop brings dedicated and talented participants to Ashland, OR.
2018 - Workshops and Trainings
Workshops led by James at Flying Actor Studio in Ashland, OR continue.
2018 - Teacher Labs
James presents the Teacher Labs in Ashland, San Francisco, and Camarillo for invited former students from 1986 to present.
Fall 2018 - Performances in LUNACY FESTIVAL
James and Alina perform in the 4th annual Lunacy Festival founded by James in Ashland, OR. James and Levity Circus Collective produce the event.
Fall 2018 - Collaboration with PALABRAS AL VIENTO
James travels to Holquín, Cuba with Alina Ceñal & Matt Tavianini to collaborate with Cuban theatre company Palabras al Viento to devise an original theater work Con Ciertas Narices. James also offers physical theatre workshops.
Summer 2018 - Directs ORINOCO
James directs ORINOCO by Emilio Carballido starring Alina Ceñal & Rosie Rodríguez for Oxnard's Teatro de Las Americas and LA's Bilingual Foundation for the Arts Lincoln Park Theatre Festival.