Princess Grace Award
Theater Scholarship, 2017
Yale School of Drama


James Udom is a rising third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where he has been seen in Some Bodies TravelOur Lady of 121st StreetOthello, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His other credits include Salt Pepper KetchupThe Slow Sound of SnowThunder AboveDeeps 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 MenKing Lear (Hubbard Hall); MacbethTwelfth 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.