Jamie is an actor, director, writer, producer, and acting + voice coach, as well as the artistic director of the Triptych Group.
He has been working professionally in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. He has founded three theatre companies in Texas, New York, and Los Angeles and has produced three feature films. He has been a part of over 100 theatrical productions and, for the last 10 years, has been the head of voice and movement of Warner Laughlin Studios in Los Angeles. He is also a proud member of the IAMA theatre company.
Jamie is a proud alumnus of Texas Christian University with a BFA in Radio, TV, and Film. He also holds an MFA in acting from the prestigious Mason Grosse School of the Arts at Rutgers University under the tutelage of William Sper. He has continued training with Sandra and Greta Seacat, Jocelyn Jones, Warner Laughlin, and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He has also been mentored by two master voice teachers: Nancy Mayans and Stewart Pearce.
Jamie has also studied with, and assisted, John Wineland in embodiment training for the past four years.
In 2014, he revamped the Triptych Theatre Group, producing and starring in Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries to critical claim. The following year, he produced and starred in the Glass Menagerie at the Hudson Theatre — which raised funds for Revlon’s Cancer Research. In 2017, Triptych Group produced the world premier of John Patrick Shanleys, The French Waitress at the Electric Lodge, and produced and revived Adam Rapp's Nocturne at VS Theater; a production that went on to be nominated for best production, director, actor, lighting and sound design.
Jamie has most recently directed at the Hudson Theatre, IAMA Theatre, and the West Coast premiere of Super Sunday. Other LA credits include: Geography of a Horse Dreamer, Feeding the Monkey in Hollywood, Two Rooms, and The Mistakes Madeline Made. In 2011, he produced the feature film Leave with Bryan Cranston. In 2014, he produced and acted in Nightmare Code. He directed his first film, Sunder, which will be premiering at festivals later this year. He has also directed music videos for the bands Hot As Sun (When We Fell) and Dead Man’s Bones (Werewolf Heart).
As an acting and voice and embodiment teacher, Jamie has taught his voice work at the Rama Institute, Sheila Kelley's S Factor, and John Wineland's weekend intensives. Jamie currently teaches his own scene study class at the Pico Playhouse while simultaneously coaching ‘A-List’ celebrities, series regulars, Broadway actors, graduate and undergraduate actors, and hundreds of artists young and old. Jamie has coached privately for years on such shows as: Once Upon a Time, Pan Am, Shameless, Outlander, Scandal, New Girl, Will & Grace, Last Resort, The Last Ship, Justified, Transparent, and many more. He has recently created and starred in the short film Punching Bag written and directed by Jamie Anderson which premiered at the La Film Festival and Portland film festival.