James Kerwin

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James Kerwin
Born (1973-10-13) October 13, 1973 (age 41)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation film and theatre director
Years active 1995 - present

James Kerwin (born October 13, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American film and theatre director.

Kerwin, who attended Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, Missouri,[1] has been noted for his Shakespearean adaptations of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cardenio and Venus and Adonis.[2] In 2003 he collaborated with Amber Benson to stage the play Albert Hall in Los Angeles, California. In the early 2000s he was a frequent guest director for Daniel Henning and Noah Wyle's Blank Theatre Company and for Travis Schuldt's Lone Star Ensemble. His recent projects include the "sci-fi noir" film Yesterday Was a Lie, which earned a number of prizes on the film festival circuit in 2008 and 2009.[3]

Kerwin graduated with a film degree from Texas Christian University in 1995 and a minor in astronomy and physics. He served as a lab instructor and guest artist at T.C.U. and the University of Texas at Austin.[4] Kerwin is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mensa.[5]



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