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, Romeo and Juliet and the upcoming Aladdin! Choose Your Own Arabian Night.

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