James started dancing with Anna du Boission at the West London School of Dance. At age 11 he continued his training at Whitelodge, the Royal Ballet Lower School. He then went on to study at Central School of Ballet, where he has recently graduated, with a BA Hons Degree. James has just finished touring the UK with Ballet Central. Other performing credits include The Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Opera House and ‘Polaris’ by Crystal Pite at Sadlers Wells. James is delighted to be joining the cast of Phantom of the Opera to mark his professional debut.