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James Schilling (he/him) is a Seattle-based actor, educator, playwright, and musician. He is passionate about new & devised work, collaborative storytelling, disruption of theatrical conventions, tabletop roleplaying, and making theatre for & with underserved communities (especially people who are incarcerated). He has worked with Village Theatre, The 5th Avenue Theatre, ACT Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Taproot Theatre, ArtsWest, Freehold Theatre, The 14/48 Projects, Washington Ensemble Theatre, Macha Theatre Works, Dacha Theatre, and others. James works as a teaching artist independently and with Seattle Children's Theatre; he specializes in teaching improv, acting, playwriting, clown, devising, tabletop roleplaying, and social emotional wellness through theatre. James is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts with a B.F.A in Theatre - Original Works and is a proud company member of Dacha Theatre.


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