James Luse

Actor

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Fairfield, CT, 06824 USA

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

45-75

Ethnicities:

Caucasian

Attributes:

  • Male (gender),
  • 6' 2" (height),
  • 225 lbs (weight),
  • Curvy (build),
  • Gray Hair (hair),
  • Brown Eyes (eyes)

Representation:

Agent

  • 138 West 15th Street
  • New York

Skills:

Accents/Dialects Drivers License Foreign Language
Improv Training Shakespeare Training  

Roles:

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
JAMES THE JUST
Mathias Ben Giddel/Cephas
John Chism/The Drama League
NYC
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
JUDGE HENRY X. HARPER
KimWillard/THE JENNY WILEY THEATRE ASSOC.
Pikeville, KY
UNCLE VANYA
Vanya-Voinitsky
Megan Callahan/Torn Space Theatre
Buffalo NY
The Henrietta
The Rev. Murray Hilton
Alex Roe/Metropolitan Playhouse
NYC
The Three Sisters
Cherbutykin
WOW Theatre Cafe
Brooklyn, NY
THE CATHOLIC QUESTION
Fr. Anthony Kohlmann
Stephen Cedars
NYU; Ireland House
THE HISTORY BOYS
Hector
Mark Gallagher/Connor Davis
The Gallery Players NYC
The East Village Chronicles VIII: Russian Tea
Naum
Ben Gougeon/Alex Roe
Metropolitan Playhouse NYC
SWAN SONG
Svetlovidov
Lenard Petit/Michael Chekhov Theatre Festival/ The Michael Chekhov Acting Studio
NYC
THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL
Chubukov
Lenard Petit/ Michael Chekhov Theatre Festival / The Michael Chekhov Acting Studio
NYC
THE WILD DUCK
Old Ekdal
Shaun Peknic
Compassion Theatre Company/ NYC
THE SEAGULL
Sorin
E. Katherine Kerr
Arclight Theatre NYC
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Undertaker/Felix/Fiddler
Michael Hankins/ Virginia Stage Co.
Norfolk, VA
HAMLET
Bernardo/ Reynaldo/ Osric
Douglas Campbell
Bristol Riverside Theatre
ANTIGONE/ I KREON
Kreon
Aole T. Miller
Roust Theatre Co. NYC
OTHELLO
Brabantio/ Gratiano
Christopher Carter Sanderson
Gorilla Repertory Co./NYC & Yale University
PROOF
Robert
Eli Draper
Yale University
FILUMENA
Alfredo Hermoso
Andrei Malaiev Babel
International Stanislavski Theatre Studio
THE BREAKING LIGHT
Harry
Maya Gurantz
HERE, NYC
A LIFE IN THE THEATRE
Robert
Peter Loffredo
Educational Center for the Arts/ CT Heritage Productions
TWELFTH NIGHT
Valentine/Priest
Ezra Barnes
Shakespeare on the Sound
HAMLET
Gravedigger 1
J. H. Bledsoe
Virginia Shakespeare Festival
TWO GENTLEMEN FROM VERONA
Launce
J. H. Bledsoe
Virginia Shakespeare Festival
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Dogberry
Shirley Stephenson Cox
Virginia Shakespeare festival
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Egeus/ Peter Qunice
L. Kent Thompson
Virginia Shakespeare Festival
The Comedy of Errors
Solinus
Thomas Edward West
Virginia Shakespeare Festival
GOOD EVENING MR. POE-one man show
26 roles
Lisa Murray
YALE UNIVERSITY & Generic Theatre, Norfolk VA
AS YOU LIKE IT
LE BEAU / Sir Oliver Martext
Charles Maryan
Virginia Shakespeare Festival

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Baikal Theatre School
Vacheslav Kokorin
Michael Chekhov Technique
Irkusk, Siberia
2000
Acting Studio
E. Katherine Kerr
acting
Wilton CT
1991-1995
The Michael Chekhov Acting Studio
Lenard Petit
Chekhov Technique
NYC
1989-present
The Michael Chekhov Association
Ted Pugh, Joanna Merlin, Fern Sloan
acting, The Michael Chekhov Technique
1989-2011
Brandeis University
Vivian Matalon, Charles Werner Moore
MFA acting
Waltham MA
1981
Brandeis University
Charles Marowitz, Theodore Kazanoff
MFA acting
Waltham MA
1981
College of Wm. & Mary
JH Bledsoe, Howard Scammon, Louis Catron
AB English;minor: Theatre Arts: acting
Williamsburg, VA
1976

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • James Luse is a classically trained , transformational character actor with experience in regional theatre, off Broadway & stock. He offers great flexibility, expression and cooperation to any company cast or project. Height: 6'2". Eyes: brown. Weight: 220 lbs.
  • EMC candidate, registered w/AEA