James Anderson


Most recently played Roman in Burning Coal’s US premiere of David Edgar’s The Prisoner’s Dilemma (Best Ensemble, Best Production, Indy Weekly, 2008). Also for Burning Coal; Edward Teller in The Lovesong of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Best Supporting Actor, Indy Weekly, 2007). New York City credits include Richard III, After That Platform & It’s Quiet (The Village Voice), Region of Shadows, Love Games, An Exile on Jupiter, Captain Umbilicus, Lost, and If Columbus Does Not Figure in Your Travel Plans. Originally from Charlotte, NC, his regional credits include: Macbeth, You Can’t Take It With You, All My Sons, King Lear, Harvey, The Merchant of Venice (Jack O’Brien, dir.), As Is, Romance Language, The Fantastiks, Curse of the Starving Class, The Tempest (Adrian Hall, dir.) and The Crucible. A graduate from the UNC School of the Arts, he has acted in San Diego, New York, Moscow, and the southeast. James is a proud, new member of the 2009-10 Burning Coal Acting Company, an acting coach, and wannabe playwright.