Carmel, NY, May 18, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- James P. McGuire of Carmel, New York has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2018 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of the performing arts.
About James P. McGuire
After 35 years as a Parole Officer, James McGuire retired and pursued a new career as a Storyteller and Actor, providing performing arts and acting services in Carmel, New York. He has been working as a Storyteller for over 15 years, telling stories about life for children and adults. He also teaches classes on the art of storytelling.
For the past few years, Jim has been collaborating with filmmaker Chris Casaburi. He has enjoyed playing the lead role in several short films, winning recognition from peers in film festivals in NYC and Philadelphia. Chris and Jim have developed a character, Fr. McGuire a parish priest, who helps others in trouble. Their photo series “The God Business” further explores Fr. McGuire’s world in the beautiful Hudson Valley, where Jim lives, 50 miles north of Manhattan.
Born in March, 1943 in New York, New York, Jim obtained a M.A. in Criminal Justice from Long Island University in 1979. He later obtained a M.F.A. in Theatre from Hunter College in 1997. At Hunter, he learned about acting theory and philosophy and how to become a performer. He learned how to relax by using theatre games and sensory exploration of the 5 senses and also studied storytelling, an art form that builds an actor’s poise and verbal skills.
Jim is a member of the Marine Corps League and S.A.G.-A.F.T.R.A. He collaborates with veteran groups and encourages veterans to tell their stories. He also serves as a CDD teacher. In his spare time, he enjoys family activities, his cats, walking and television.
“Actors are walking works of art.” - Kevin O’Connor
For further information, contact www.thespianjim.com.
About Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide
Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide highlights the professional lives of individuals from every significant field or industry including business, medicine, law, education, art, government and entertainment. Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide is both an online and hard cover publication where we provide our members’ current and pertinent business information. It is also a biographical information source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms throughout the world. Our goal is to ensure that our members receive all of the networking, exposure and recognition capabilities to potentially increase their business.