James is a graduate of The Victorian College of the Arts (Bachelor of Fine Arts – Music Theatre) 2018. One year later, at 21 years of age, James made their mainstage debut in the coveted new musical, FANGIRLS – book music & lyrics by Yve Blake – winner of Sydney Theatre Awards, Best Production of a Mainstage Musical (Belvoir & Queensland Theatre) in which they originated the role of “Saltypringl”. In 2020 James was due to make their leading Australian debut in the (direct from the West End) hit, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the titular role of Jamie New, but COVID put pay to the production and it is yet to be staged. James’ other theatre credits include The Crucible, A Chorus Line, & Into the Woods (VCA). James also appeared in Eddie Perfect’s Vivid White (MTC). This year James is beyond thrilled to be returning to Belvoir for FANGIRLS’ second season and wishes to dedicate their performance to their late father.
For more information and to buy tickets head to the official page for FANGIRLS.