James Evans is associate director at Bell Shakespeare. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (Acting) and holds a MA (English) from the University of Sydney. He most recently appeared as Buckingham in Bell Shakespeare’s production of Richard III. James co-wrote and presented the acclaimed iPad app Starting Shakespeare, and co-directed the ABC online series Shakespeare Unbound. As a facilitator, James has conducted hundreds of Shakespeare masterclasses in schools, universities, theatres and juvenile detention centres across Australia, Asia and the US.