James Edwards

Musical Director

(Songwriter/Producer & AEA Actor)

James is beyond thrilled to join Second City family teaching the “Music Improv Essentials” Course. This UK import earned his B.F.A. from Savannah College of Art & Design training under UCB alum David Stork and Tony Award-winning director Sharon Ott. James writes music for sketch, musicals and pop-artists; most recently writing music for the web series “Weird In Bed”.

Past theater credits include: Hubie + Others (National tour of Teacher From the Black Lagoon), Danny Zuko (Grease), Arpad (Parfumerie), Amadeus (Amadeus), Mad Hatter/Red Queen/Humpty-Dumpty (National Tour- Alice in Wonderland); TV/Film: Afterlife- PSA (MSNBC) and CBGB (Netflix).

James would also like to thank his parents, sisters and goofball friends who still make him believe he’s funny!