James Napoleon Stone

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August 31, 2019
 

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Biography

James Napoleon Stone is the Artistic Director of Theatre Coup d'Etat. Favorite directing credits include Ivey Award-winning HamletOne Flea Spare, and the Ivey Award-winning Equus, for which he was awarded City Pages "Best Director 2016". He also recently wrote and directed an original adaptation of Moby Dick, honored with "Exceptional New Work" at the Minnesota Theatre Awards. Coup d'Etat was also honored to receive "Best Theater Troup" in 2019 from City Pages. He is currently completing a master's degree in education from Metropolitan State University. James is honored to be a part of such a hard-working theatre community.

Upcoming productions: Rogue Prince: Henry IV parts 1 and 2 adapted by Gary Briggle, October 10 - 26

Résumé

EXPERIENCE

ACTING

Hal/Henry V - ROGUE PRINCE: HENRY IV parts 1 and 2 - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Ariel - THE PILLOWMAN - Theatre Coup d'Etat

John Proctor - THE CRUCIBLE - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Tom - THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Detective Inspector Nelson - RAT IN THE SKULL - Candid Theatre Co.

Jean - MISS JULIE - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Oberon - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Nat Dogwood - DOGWOOD* - Candid Theatre Co.

Judas Iscariot - THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT - Forgotten Goddess

Nathan Leopold - NEVER THE SINNER - Candid Theatre Co.

Osvald - GHOSTS - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Leartes - HAMLET* - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Mercutio - ROMEO & JULIET - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Chris - KILLER JOE - Candid Theatre Co.

Prior - ANGELS IN AMERICA - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Macbeth - MACBETH - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Jeffery - JEFFERY - Brazen Theatre

Macbeth - MACDUFF - Animal Fire Theatre

Max - BENT - Candid Theatre Co. 

The Importance of Being Ernest - MS. PRISM - Theatre Arlo

Mercutio - ROMEO & JULIET - Idaho Repertory Theatre

Todd - UNNECESSARY FARCE - Idaho Repertory Theatre

Willum - THE NERD - Idaho Repertory Theatre

Sebastian - TWELFTH NIGHT - Idaho Repertory Theatre

Vince - TAPE - 6th Street Productions

Tom - FAT PIG - 6th Street Productions 

 

DIRECTING

William Shakespeare - THE TEMPEST - Theatre Coup d'Etat

James Napoleon Stone - MOBY DICK - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Peter Shaffer - EQUUS* - Theatre Coup d'Etat

William Shakespeare - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Naomi Wallace - ONE FLEA SPARE - Theatre Coup d'Etat

William Shakespeare - HAMLET* - Theatre Coup d'Etat

Tennessee Williams - A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Theatre Coup d’Etat

John Patrick Shanley - DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA - 6th Street Productions

*Ivey Award-winning production

EDUCATION

University of Idaho, BFA in Theatre Urban Teaching Program at Metropolitan State University

TRAINING

Stanislavski Method with David Lee-Painter, Shakespeare, Meisner Technique, Comedy, Character Development, Audition Techniques, Monologues, Alexander Technique Voice and Text with Scott Kaiser, Artistic Staff, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

AWARDS

2019 - "Best Theatre Troupe" - THEATRE COUP D'ETAT - City Pages

2018 - "Exceptional New Work" - MOBY DICK - Minnesota Theatre Awards

2017 - "Outstanding Playwriting" - MOBY DICK - Lavender Magazine

2016 - "Best Director" - EQUUS - City Pages

2013 - Directing - HAMLET - Ivey Award

2012 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role - KILLER JOE - Lavender Magazine

2011 - Extraordinary Performance - BENT - Lavender Magazine

Photo

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