Anne James

Associate Professor of Voice & Movement

California State University, Fullerton

800 N State College - CPAC 142 PO Box 6850
Fullerton, CA 92834
United States


0 0 1 310 1769 Cal State Fullerton 14 4 2075 14.0 96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} As an Associate Professor of Voice and Movement at California State University, Fullerton, Anne James offers over 25 years as a professional “working” actor in theatre, television, film and commercials in New York, Los Angeles and throughout the regions. She combines this professional experience as a performer with secondary specializations in voice/speech/movement, comedy, character transformation, physical theatre, and period styles. Previous teaching assignments include Rutgers University School of Mason Gross, NYU/Playwrights Horizons Theater School, Loyola University New Orleans, Marymount Manhattan College, The Neighborhood Playhouse, and South Coast Repertory. Anne is co-creator of the Vocal Health & Safety program at Disney Entertainment Productions and serves as a corporate performance consultant to business professionals. Acting credits include: Television and Film: “Law & Order SVU” (Recurring-5 seasons), “90210”, “Amelia’s 25th”, “No Names”, “Ed”, “Spin City”, “Guiding Light”, “Double Platinum”, “Good Bye Miss Fortune”, “Tennessee In the Summer” (BBC), “Generations”, “Flatliners”. Theater: W.P.A (Off-Broadway), Playmaker’s Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, New York Theatre Workshop, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Laguna Playhouse. Comedy/Improv/Sketch: Caroline’s Comedy Club, Upright Citizens Brigade, Chicago City Limits. Anne is also an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voice Work and a Certified Yoga Instructor. The integration of both of these disciplines allows her to bring a wellness and physical conditioning component to all of her classes. She also serves as a Student Mental Health Faculty Liaison at CSUF. Professional associations include:  SAG/AFTRA, AEA, the Voice and Speech Teachers Association (VASTA), and the Association of Movement Theatre Educators (ATME). A native of California, Anne received her M.F.A. from UC Irvine and a B.A. from California State University, Fullerton.

Movement Specialties:

Alignment/Release Work

Body Language


Commedia dell'Arte

Contact Improvisation

Healing/Subtle Energies

Improvisation/Theatre Games


Movement for the Actor

Period Styles: Acting

Physical Characterization

Physical Theatre

Sound and Movement

Stretching, Strength, and Relaxation


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