– Teacher at Danceworks Ballet Academy in London
James graduated from Central School of Ballet in 2006 with a BA (hons) degree in Professional Dance. After joining Northern Ballet that same year he went on to work with Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark and Theater Ulm in Germany.
In 2013 James returned to the UK to join Richard Alston Dance Company (RADC). Since then he has toured extensively in Europe and the USA performing in a wide variety of work by Alston and associate choreographer Martin Lawrance.
As of 2017, James is a faculty teacher at Central school of Ballet for the Prep and Pre-senior students. He regularly leads workshops for the Essential Alston education program and is now a regular Company teacher for RADC. He has taught Professional classes at the Place, and has worked with LCDS and the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) scheme.
In January 2017 he premiered his latest choreographic work, ‘Symbiotic’ at Resolution Dance festival in the Robin Howard theatre.