Jules Odendahl-James


An artist/scholar who has been making theatre in the Triangle for over fifteen years, Jules Odendahl-James is adjunct faculty in Duke University’s Department of Theater Studies, an Associate Artistic Director at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, Research Director for Ladies of the Triangle Theatre and Vice-President of the Southeast Region for Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA).

PlayMakers: We Are Proud to Present…, All My Sons, I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document…, 9 Parts of Desire (dramaturg).

Regional: The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, The Nether (director, Manbites Dog Theatre); Brownsville Song (b-side for tray), I and You (dramaturg, Manbites Dog Theatre); Crooked (director, Common Ground Theatre/Skydive Productions).

University: An Experiment with An Air Pump, Machinal (director, Duke University); Uncle Vanya, Lear, Women Beware Women, Ragtime: The Musical, A Doll’s House, The Laramie Project (dramaturg, Duke University).

Dance: Where Did I Think I Was Going? [Moving into Signal], Cane (dramaturg, SLIPpAGE).

Shows at PlayMakers