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Department of Theatre Arts

Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn
Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor
PHONE: (208) 885-6465
FAX: (208) 885-2558
E-MAIL: theatre@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Ben James

Benjamin James

Office: Shoup 210
Email: bjames@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2008
P.O. Box 2008
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2008

Department of Theatre Arts
Temporary Faculty Lecturer

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2012

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Screenwriting, Film and TV production, cinema and popular culture.
  • Biography
    Ben joined the University of Idaho in 2012. 

    He studied Theatre and Performance at the University of Warwick, regularly participating in productions at the Edinburgh Fringe and The Warwick Arts Centre as an actor, writer and director. On graduating he ran a theatre company and a regular performance event for performers to receive feedback from their audiences.

    In 2004  Ben studied Film and TV production at the University of Bristol, his graduation movie earned him an award for best post-graduate short film from The Royal Television Society. Since then he has worked for the BBC, former chairman of BAFTA — Simon Relph, Warp Films, and as an independent producer and director of music videos, short, and feature-length films including a production of Shakespeare's Hamlet in original pronunciation.

    Ben writes original screenplays and runs a group for budding screenwriters.

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