BROOKLYN COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER

 

Jim Jack
Adjunct Lecturer,
Acting/Shakespeare, Voice 3

Jim Jack (Brooklyn College)

 

MFA, Acting, George Washington University (Academy for Classical Acting)

Jim is the Director of Education and Outreach for the George Street Playhouse. Prior to GSP, Jim co-founded and was the theatrical curriculum specialist of Bronx Theatre High School, a New Century High School in partnership with Roundabout Theatre Company. Jim served in many capacities for Roundabout Theatre Company, most notably as Acting Director of Education. For ArtsConnection, Jim developed innovative theatrical teaching techniques and crafted the theatre curriculum for the Artists’ Institute, a bi-annual professional development institute for teaching artists. He has worked with the education and theatre departments of 92 Street Y, Metropolitan Opera Guild, SUNY Albany, Westfield State College and Northern Stage.

As an actor, Jim’s favorite New York and regional acting credits include: Horatio in Hamlet; Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing; Banquo in Macbeth; the Bastard in King John; John Hale in The Crucible; Jacques in As You Like It; the Cardinal in The Cardinal; Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet; and Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath. Jim has performed with the Shakespeare Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Northern Stage, and Everyman Theatre to name a few. Directing credits include: IRL: In Real Life, Peacemaker, K2 (Dramalogue Award); The Birds; Where is Home?; The Way it Was; Burn This; Life and Limb; The Dumb Waiter; and The Zoo Story. Jim is currently in post-production as the writer and director of his first film: Door Number Two. Proud member of AEA and SAG.