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Jimm Cox  

Director of Theatre  

Phone: (864) 503-5697 

Email: jcox@uscupstate.edu 

Office:  HPAC 125 


Introduction to Theatre
Theatre History I
Theatre History II
Voice & Diction
Play Directing
Intermediate Acting
Stage Movement
Senior Seminar


  • University of South Carolina
    • MA
  • Appalachian State University
    • BA


Jimm Cox, Director of Theatre and Director of the Foreign Study London program, has been at the University of South Carolina for over thirty-five years. He began his professional acting career playing opposite Annie Potts of “Designing Women” fame in a summer stock production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Jimm has written, directed and produced industrial shows for a variety of corporations and wrote and produced the opening ceremonies for The World Goal Ball Championships and the Pan American Games for the Visually Impaired. He has both taught for the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts Academy Program and served as artistic director the Governor’s School at Furman University. Jimm has been named the University of South Carolina Upstate Teacher and Advisor of the Year and is a member of Who’s Who in American University Teaching. He has directed well over 100 productions for academic, community and professional theatres.

Theatre Department Faculty and Staff

Jimm Cox
Director of Theatre

Rich Robinson
Associate Professor of Theatre

Lee Neibert
Assistant Professor of Theatre

Barry Whitfield
Technical Director

Allen Evans
Adjunct Instructor

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USC Upstate
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
Humanities & Performing Arts Center, 125
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5844
Fax: 864-503-5814
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