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James Woodland

James Woodland retired as head of the BFA Acting Program at Missouri State University. In previous years, he was head of the Musical Theatre programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and the University of Miami. Professionally, James has musical directed at North Shore Music Theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse, Brian C. Smith’s Off-Broadway at 26th Street Theatre, Florida Shakespeare Theatre, Maryland Shakespeare Festival, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, and Stages St. Louis, working with Cy Coleman, John Kander, Marc Kudisch, Larry Kert, Lainie Kazan, Karen Ziemba, Rob Marshall, Kathleen Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, and Kyle Dean Massey. At the end of this—his 15th—season, James will have musical-directed 45 productions for The Lyceum!