James graduated from the Actor Musicianship BA (Hons) course at Rose Bruford College and, prior to joining the Academy, gained experience in off-West End plays and immersive theatre, as well as appearing in Flack for Amazon Prime. A keen improviser, versatile tenor and skilled multi-instrumentalist, he has been granted violin as a second study during his time at the Academy. James is currently in the final drafting stages of an original show produced by The Bohemians Theatre Co.