James is a graduate of the Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School (Bachelor of Performing Arts: Acting) and The Eastern Institute of Technology (Diploma in Performing Arts: Acting).

His previous Court Theatre credits include The Perfumed Garden and most recently Frankenstein in which he alternated between Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the Creature from show to show. In late 2021, James accepted a position in The Court Jesters. 

His other theatre credits include Betty’s Summer Vacation; Twelfth Night (Toi Whakaari); A Streetcar Named Desire (Circa Theatre); Strange Resting Places (Taki Rua); Penalties, Pints and Pirouettes (Centrepoint Theatre); A Lion in the Meadow (Tim Bray Productions); Toys; Dungeons & Comedians and The Nerd Degree (Little Andromeda).

James’ television credits include Brokenwood Mysteries; Ka Pai Living; Agent Anna and Nothing Trivial. His film credits include Bread winnerI Got Robots and Small Fish, Big City.

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