Department Chair:
Matthew Wright

Phone: 440 7758152
Fax: 440 7758340

Warner Center 100
30 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Daniel James

Daniel James

Warner Center Technical Coordinator / Lecturer

Contact Information


Warner Center
(440) 775-8153

Daniel R. James (Technical Coordinator) enjoys his second career in the arts after working in the maritime business as a sailor, tugboat operator, and steamship agency accountant. He has designed lighting for dance, stage, and performance art around the country since 1990. Before coming to Oberlin, James had been the Production Coordinator for the Department of Dance at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. Prior to that he was the lighting designer, technical director, and stage manager for the Department of Dance and Choreography at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He is one of the founding members of the Sojourn Theatre Company of Portland, Oregon and is resident lighting designer for the Weathervane Theatre in New Hampshire. He has a BA from San Francisco State University and an MFA from Virginia Tech.