Growing up in the northern town of Wigan, James' passion for contemporary dance began as he joined the first cohort for Centre for Advanced Training scheme for the Lowry. He then went on to train at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in 2016 where he gained his 1st Class Hons degree. Upon graduating, James has completed a UK and European tour with EDge17 and performed extensively with an array of professional dance artists throughout the UK and Europe.
In addition to his love for performing dance works, James is also a budding movement and theatre director and has had movement directed two youth opera productions for Leeds College of Music over the past two years and is thrilled to be choreographing a professional opera next season in Lyon, France.
He's a busy Rascal!
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