James Shinkle is an active member of SAG/AFTRA and also just became enrolled in the EMC program for professional theatre. He got his start going to open Mic stand up and has since acted in Live Theatre, Feature Films, TV, Voice Overs & National Commercials
James made his feature film debut this year in the movie – White Boy Rick, where he got to act with Matthew McConaughey. No he didn’t get a new Lincoln but thought it was pretty cool never the less.
James was also recently in Season seven episode of Chicago Fire Titled “Going to War”.
Some recent theatre credits include:
The Plea – Directed by Darrel Brooks of Black Ensemble Theatre
#Who’s Next the Musical – Directed by Fredrick Alphonso
The Trial of Moses Fleetwood Walker directed by Jackie Taylor at the Black Ensemble Theatre
The Whole World is Watching directed by Devon de Mayo and David Dietriech Grey with Dog and Pony Theatre
Jon (Theatre on the Lake performances) directed by Seth Bockley with Collaboraction
In 2006 Jim and his old dog Colby got to work on the History channels production of. “Natures Fury – The Storm of the Century”. Yes it was a reenactment but it was pretty cool bring his old buddy on set. The show was a story about a category 5 hurricane that hit the keys in 1935. (Period Piece)
This is a Hosting demo, which was made possible with help of some student projects at Tribecca Flashpoint students.