James Gallo earned a Master of Fine Arts from UCLA after finishing his service in the US Army. He and his family recently relocated to the Idaho area from Santa Monica, where he was the theater teacher and director at Saint Monica Catholic High School. Before becoming an educator, James worked professionally as an actor onscreen and in theaters throughout the nation. He brings his performance experience into the classroom to engage the students through imagination and storytelling. When not at Innercept, you can find him spending time with his wife Molly, and their towhead son, Leo.