James trained at The Royal Ballet School, Central School of Ballet and Italia Conti Academy. On graduation he joined The Royal Ballet Company as part of the Corps de Ballet at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. West End Credits include: Phantom of the Opera (Slave Master), An American in Paris (Swing) and Billy Elliot (Older Billy). Film credits include Disney's Artimis Fowl (Dancer) and Disney's Nutcracker and the Four Realms (Dancer).

James currently teaches at Italia Conti, Sylvia Young Theatre School and Starmakerz Theatre School in Oxted.

Qualifications: B.A (Hons) Performance Dance, Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre, Level 3 Diploma in Fitness. Currently studying towards an M.A in Dance Education and ISTD Licentiate in Tap and Ballet.