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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.
Announcing the Shoestring Players
2016 - 2017 Season
Compleat Female Stage Beauty
By: Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by: Jimm Cox
Dates:September 29 – October 1, 2016, 8 p.m.
October 2, 2016, 3 p.m.
Auditions: August 22, 2016, 7 – 9 p.m.
Don't Drink the Water
By: Woody Allen
Directed by: Rich Robinson
Dates: November 10 – 12, 2016, 8 p.m.
November 13, 2016, 3 p.m.
Auditions: October 3, 2016, 7 – 9 p.m.
The Bluest Eye
Adaptation by: Lydia R. Diamond
Novel by: Toni Morrison
Directed by: Lee Neibert
Dates: February 23 – 25, 2017, 8 p.m.
February 26, 2017, 3 p.m.
Auditions: January 12, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m.
The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Music and Lyrics by David Nehls
Book by Betsy Kelso
Directed by: Jimm Cox
Dates: April 6 – 8, 2017, 8 p.m.
April 9, 2017, 3 p.m.
Auditions: January 24, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m.
The Golden Shoe Awards Show Date: April 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
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