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James Nydam

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James Nydam has played Charlemagne in Pippin, Jesus in Godspell, and Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods at the Rivers School. In addition, he was a part of the barbershop quartet in The Music Man and played Clive Wickenham in While the Lights Were Out at Santa Fe Christian Schools. As well as being a semifinalist at the national Classical Singer musical theater competition, he has studied voice for two summers at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and played Japheth in a production of the children’s opera Noye’s Fludde at San Diego Symphony Hall. He played the main character in a short senior film project at the Rivers School. He hails from Wellesley, Massachusetts, but his heart lives in San Diego.


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Patience Colonel Calvery Feb 20 – 22, 2020
The Gift of the Magi Jim Dec 6 – 7, 2019
YBOP presents L'EGISTO Notte / Apollo Apr 28 – 29, 2018
Viva la Mamma Procolo Feb 23 – 25, 2018
Gallantry Donald Oct 6 – 8, 2017
The Cunning Little Vixen Forester Feb 23 – 25, 2017
Down in the Valley Chorus Oct 7 – 9, 2016