James T. Majewski is an American stage, film, and voice actor based in New York City, whose work has been seen both internationally and across the United States.
Post Covid-19, James appeared in the socially-distanced outdoor performance of City of Ghosts, directed by Manon Manavit and produced by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, and has continued to develop his own work in solo performance.
Pre-Covid, James performed in the premiere production of Here Comes the Tide, There Goes the Girl, by New York playwright and member of Ensemble Studio Theatre's YOUNGBLOOD collective, Nadja Leonard-Hooper, at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
In Los Angeles, James has worked as a collaborator with international, interdisciplinary artist group, DREAM WALKER. James was a featured performer in their multimedia immersive performance Dreamscape, first conceived in residency at Automata and later presented variously at Thymele Arts in Hollywood and as part of the biennial Public Urban Multisensory Presentations (PUMP) Festival. Additional LA performance collaborations include at Hauser & Wirth LA with visual and performance artist Sichong Xie, the Hollywood Fringe Festival, and the upcoming short film, Hearse, directed by renowned American experimental filmmaker, Lewis Klahr.
An international performing artist, James has traveled to Poland as part of a recurring Grotowski Institute artistic residency and collaboration between Galiana & Nikolchev’s The Useless Room and members of Teatr ZAR. He has traveled also to France for a residency at Site de pratiques théâtrales Lavauzelle.
Originally from the Washington, D.C. metro area, James is a former Artistic Associate with D.C.-based Brave Spirits Theatre. With Brave Spirits, he performed in the first professional production of the Jacobean revenge tragedy, The Bloody Banquet, in nearly 400 years.
James originated the role of The Art Object in the world-premiere production of OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award-winning playwright Caridad Svich’s Magnificent Waste (Factory 449: A Theatre Collective), and was acclaimed for his performance of the titular role in D.C. NPR station WAMU’s radio broadcast of Romeo and Juliet (Lean and Hungry Theater), rebroadcast on KUT/FM Austin, Texas and Sirius XM Book Radio.
Select Washington area credits include leading the premiere production of a new translation of Albert Camus’ Les Justes (WSC Avant-Bard), Richard Foreman’s Paradise Hotel (Washington Shakespeare Co.), roles in Hamlet, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night (VpStart Crow), as well as at Round House Theatre, Molotov Theatre Group, and Upper Room Theater.
James received his MFA in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts, and earned his BA in Philosophy summa cum laude from the Pontifical College Josephinum. He lives in New York City with his wife and infant son.
"James T. Majewski’s every movement is an explosion."
- The Washington Post
"James Majewski has brought this character to light in a way that really hasn’t been done before.
It’s delightful, genuine, and a little sobering."
- DC Metro Theater Arts
"James Majewski as Romeo glided through his poetic lines with a sweet fluidity that made this listener’s jaw slack"