James R. Dixon is a Portland-based SDC director and equity champion, and most recently served as the EDI Chair for PATA. James focuses on creating through an equity lens to bring people closer to the stories telling the beauty of the human condition. Favorite acting credits include Bakkhai with Shaking the Tree, Two Trains Running and No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs with PassinArt, The Melody Lingers On with Clackamas Repertory Theatre, Showboat with Portland Opera, James and the Giant Peach at Oregon Children’s Theatre, Equus at Post5 Theatre, Parade with Staged! and On the Edge: Trifles and Dutchman at Defunkt Theatre. James primarily focuses on Black American Theatre and prioritizes all Black lives. He is a Fuse Theatre Member and a Theatre Vertigo Alumni. Welcome to the revolution!