Artist Bio

Willow James

(Bio as of September 2023)

Willow James is a Chicago-based artist, producer, teaching artist & DJ who centers his work around exploring Black identity, new works and theatre as activism. Goodman Theatre debut. Chicago: The Hero Within (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Chlorine Sky (Steppenwolf Theatre), How Blood Go (Congo Square Theatre), Fairview (Definition Theatre), Regional: The Royale (American Players Theatre), Black Book (NAATC), The Magnolia Ballet (Alleyway Theatre).