Personal profile

Personal profile

James McDaniel is a native of Fort Worth and received his BFA in theatre with an emphasis in acting from the University of Oklahoma and MFA in costume design and technology from the University of Houston.

After graduating with his BFA, McDaniel was accepted into the acting apprentice program at Actor's Theatre of Louisville, where he played a role in the new play "Trudy Blue" by Marsha Norman at the 1995 Humana Festival of New Plays.

After 10 months at ATL he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career and eventually joined Actor's Equity Association with a production of "Agamemnon" directed by Alexander Hamilton at the historical La MaMa theatre in NYC.

After 9/11, he took a career turn and worked on Wall Street for seven years until the market crash of 2008. This lead McDaniel to pursue costuming opportunities and his MFA.

McDaniel enjoys construction and fabrication as well as design and has worked for Syracuse Stage, Aquila Theatre Company, Kean University and others in various costuming capacities.

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