Jimmie Woody

Jimmie Woody (DIRECTOR) Some of his most recent directorial credits include: ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee, ‘Clybourne Park’ by Bruce Norris and ‘Raisin in the Sun’ by Lorrainne Hansberry (Weathervane Playhouse), ‘The America Play’ by Suzan-Lori Parks (University of Akron), ‘The Split Show’, ‘How Blood Go’, and ’The Bomb’ by Lisa Langford (Convergence Continuum & Cleveland Public Theater), ‘Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams, ‘For Colored Girls…’ by Ntosake Shange, ‘Jitney’, ’Two Trains Running’ & ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ by August Wilson (Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C Metro)), ‘365 days/365 Plays’ by Suzan-Lori Parks (Cleveland Public Theater), ‘MLK Day’ by Jimmie Woody, ‘The Colored Museum’, by George C. Wolfe & ‘When the Chickens Came Home to Roost’ by Laurence Holder (Karamu House), ‘Seedfolks’ by Paul Fleischman (Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Botanical Garden), ‘Underground Griots’ by Natalie Parker & Keith Josef Adkins (Cleveland Public Theatre, The National Black Theater Festival and Here Café NYC), ’Wilberforce’ & ’Hollis Mugley’s Only Wish’ by Keith Josef Adkins and (Cleveland Public Theatre, The National Black Theater Festival & New York Hip Hop Festival), ‘The Baachae’ written by Wole Soyinka (Cleveland Public Theatre and Columbia University), ‘Song’ by Daniel Gray Kontar and ’InCogNegro’ by Lisa Langford (Cleveland Public Theatre). Jimmie received his M.F.A. in acting from Columbia University. He is a 2012 Creative Workforce Fellow and is currently a Resident Teaching Artist of Theater and Digital Media at Center for Art-Inspired Learning and he’s an acting professor at Cuyahoga Community College.