Jules Odendahl-James is a scholar/artist who works as a director and dramaturg primarily in the Triangle, NC and serves as the Regional Vice-President for the Southeast for the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (@LMDAmericas). Her research interests are in digital dramaturgy, documentary theatre, sci+art collaboration, and the visibility of and parity for women and artists of color in contemporary American theatre. This spring she’ll direct Meg Miroshnik’s The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls at Durham’s award-winning Manbites Dog Theater. She sits on the Steering Committee for The Process Series (@ProcessSeries), a new works in development unit at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for Arts and Humanities. She is a Board Member for Hidden Voices (@HiddenVoicesUS) a justice through storytelling performance company and is the Research Director for the advocacy group, Ladies of the Triangle Theatre (@TriThrLadies). She tweets @naturalreadhead.