James Fleming
Director of New Work

James Fleming is a Chicago-based director, Director of New Works at The New Colony, and Associate Artistic Director at Redtwist Theatre. At Redtwist, he has directed OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder and SAGITTARIUS PONDEROSA by MJ Kaufman. He has also directed readings, workshops, and events for Goodman Theatre, Route 66 Theatre, Broken Nose Theatre, arc theatre, and The New Colony. He’s had the pleasure of assistant directing at Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, and Greenhouse Theatre Center.  He worked as part of a collaborative team with Peca Stefan, Tamilla Woodard, and Ana Margineanu of PopUp Theatrics to producing the Chicago story for #THENEWOLDHOME, which premiered at CLB Berlin in January 2018. He has served on the literary panels for the National New Play Network’s Annual Showcase of New Plays, Route 66’s TEST DRIVE, and Kitchen Dog Theatre’s New Play Festival. James was a participant in the Chicago Directors Lab and a recipient of an SDC Foundation Observership. Upcoming projects: FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE by Fin Coe for The New Colony and HERLAND by Grace McLeod for Redtwist Theatre

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