SAG / AFTRA / EQUITY
are few performers anywhere who can match his creativity, range
>>> L.A. Times review of James Bolt
James Bolt is a second-generation actor, raised in a theatre family,
acting since his early teens. His stage instincts were inherited and he
developed his writing skills independently. Acting, writing and
performance-poetry have evolved simultaneously for Jim.
After his early theatre experiences, Jim trained for film and
television at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and continues to
train in various private classes. James has also teaches scene study,
character development and improvisation.
As an acclaimed performance-poet,
James has appeared on MTV, performed at the
Lollapalooza alternative rock tour, competed at the National Poetry
Slam and continues to electrify audiences around the world. (www.rockpoet.com)
A lifelong member of SAG, AFTRA and AEA (EQUITY), James has worked in film,
television and on stage. He has also been featured in several national
Comedy and improvisation have played an intrinsic part in Jim's
training as well. He was a founding member of the Los Angeles
underground improv/music troup The Exotic Women and co-creator of The
Manic Kingdom, a radio comedy series.
Jim fused several years of poetry into his first solo-show, You Are
Here (A Personal Tour of the Universe in Seven Magnitudes), for which
he recieved excellent reviews in The Los Angeles Times and The L.A.
Currently, Jim is working on a new play/podcast series about suppressed
scientific inventions and recording a new spoken-word album.
As a tool for education, Bolt has taken his original poetry into
schools and colleges; as a tool for healing, he has taken his original
spoken word into mental health institutions and prisons.