Princess Grace Award:
Theater Scholarship, 2017
James Udom is a rising third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where he has been seen in Some Bodies Travel, Our Lady of 121st Street, Othello, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His other credits include Salt Pepper Ketchup, The Slow Sound of Snow, Thunder Above, Deeps Below and Mies Julie (Yale Cabaret); Off Broadway: Tamburlaine (Theatre for a New Audience); Macbeth (The Public Theater); The Winter’s Tale (Pearl Theatre Company); Regional: Julius Caesar (Shakespeare & Company); Of Mice and Men, King Lear (Hubbard Hall); Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Odyssey (We Players), among others. He has trained with Shakespeare & Company, Steppenwolf, and Dell’Arte International Ensemble, and received the Kennedy Center’s National Irene Ryan Scholarship Award for Best Actor in 2012 and the Kennedy Center Regional Irene Ryan Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013.