T. James Belich is the author of over a dozen plays which range in genre from mystery to children's to religious. His works have been performed as near as Minnesota and as far away as Africa and Australia. Mr. Belich has been heavily influenced by the works of C. S. Lewis, and his favorite playwrights include Pirandello and Chekhov. In addition to playwriting, Mr. Belich has also been active in the theater in a variety of other capacities. He has played a wide range of roles, including Malvolio in Twelfth Night and the Little Monk in Brecht's Galileo. He has also worked behind the scenes in positions ranging from lighting designer to stage manager to producer. In addition to his career as a playwright, Mr. Belich also has a background in the sciences, having studied physics at both Bethel University and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D.). He also loves to travel, and his favorite destinations include Great Britain, Costa Rica, and China. Mr. Belich currently resides in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with his wife Kelly.