Columbia Theatre Presents:

meet the team

James Winter


Jim Winter (Artistic Director) is a Professor of Acting and Directing for Southeastern Louisiana University and a professional actor, director, playwright, producer and textbook author.  Jim has created theatre all across the United States as well as in the United Kingdom and The People's Republic of China.  He has directed the Columbia’s productions of The Wizard of Oz, House on Haunted Hill, Puffs, The Jungle Book, and the upcoming Romeo and Juliet.

Notable credits include: Madison Square Garden, The John F. Kennedy Center for the PerformingArts, The Actors Studio (NYC), The Hudson Guild, 13th StreetRepertory Theatre, and Cleveland Public Theatre.