James T. Alfred
James T. Alfred studied acting at the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University and the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia. He holds an M.F.A in Acting from the Moscow Art Theatre School and a B.A. in International Business from Cardinal Stritch (college) University. He is an accomplished, award-winning actor with fifteen plus years of performance experience. Mr. Alfred has worked with internationally recognized directors at theaters in both the U.S and abroad, including the illustrious Penumbra Theatre. His stage credits include Jitney, Fences, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Glass Menagerie, All’s Well That End’s Well among others. James has taught acting, and has been invited to speak at major colleges and Universities including the University of Minnesota.
“I’m super-excited about Penumbra’s next life cycle that will combine the theatre and a learning center–a place that allows for questioning, reflecting and understanding.”
—Phyllis Goff, Supporter