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James Patrick Nelson

My Skills

James Patrick Nelson

Experience in screenwriting, playwriting, essay writing, poetry, voice-over narration, and acting/writing coaching (via Zoom or FaceTime). ⁣

James recently starred in the world premiere of Immortal Longings by Terrence McNally. He won a Helen Hayes Award for Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility at the Folger Theatre and the American Repertory Theatre. His many Off-Broadway credits include Three Sisters with Maggie Gyllenhaal, A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Bebe Neuwirth, and Ivanov with Ethan Hawke. He has written and starred in several award-winning feature films. He studied at the Boston University School of Theatre and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. His personal website is A website that provides examples of his writing is

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