JIM BALLARD (Peter Thurston) is a frequent performer of Eugene. He performs with Ballet Fantastique, Dance Ability International, and of course, is a Shedd Theatrical veteran. He started performing with The Shedd in 2008. Most work that Jim does is through dance, although recently he has been working in the filming industry. He has appeared in a few industrial films as well as local music films. His next project, in which he will be staring in, will be a film titled, Eight Types Of Crazy, which will be submitted to the Sun Dance Film Festival this year. Stage, screen, and everything in between, Jim will continue to perform wherever he can be seen.