Arts and Letters Faculty

James W. Phillips

Associate Professor of Theatre


Master of Arts, Theatre Education, Emerson College
Master of Fine Arts, Directing, The Catholic University of America
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre/Radio Television, Morehead State University

Office: Aquinas Hall, Room 115
Office Hours: M/W/F 9–11 am, T/Th 11 am-12 pm and 1–2 pm
Phone: 845-569-3233


THR 1080 Introduction to Theatre
THR 3210 Dramatic Literature 1


James is currently active as a freelance director, actor, and sound designer, working at regional theatres from New Hampshire to California. His research specialty is comedy, particularly the role of the servant class in English language comedy.

James Phillips headshot, August 2019