Actor & Director
Tia James always knew she was immortal... and decided long ago that she would spend this immortality studying, learning, crafting the magic of the arts.
Raised in Williamsburg, Va., Tia earned her BFA in theater performance from Virginia Commonwealth University and her MFA from NYU TISCH Graduate Acting Department. In the last five years, Tia has been focusing on Voice, Speech, Shakespeare, and Youth; acting, teaching, and directing.
Tia has been last seen in Playboy of the West Indies (NYU Grad Acting), The Golden Drum Year (Radical Evolution), Big Green Theater 2014 (Superhero Clubhouse, The Bushwick Starr), The Merchant of Venice (Broadhurst Theater), Much Ado About Nothing (Two River Theater), The Merchant of Venice and The Winter's Tale (The Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park) black odyssey (workshop)(The Denver Center), Civilization (All you Can Eat) (Woolly Mammoth Theater), #NYC (Ugly Rhino). Television: Nurse Jackie; Treme. Directing: Julius Caesar (Dreamyard Shakespeare Ensemble) Little Women, Once on this Island, Alice in Wonderland, Saving Angels, Harriet Tubman (Cornelia Connelly Center). Upcoming directing projects: Poetic Revolt (NEC); Begets: The Fall of a High School Ronin (DreamYard Bronx Acting Ensemble); All's Well that Ends Well (Assistant Directing, NYU Grad Acting); Hamlet (NYU Grad Acting)