James graduated from full-time dance training in Sydney, Australia in 2010. Since then he has been working consistently in the industry both overseas and in New Zealand as a performer, choreographer and director for stage and screen.
Spending a large portion of his career in the United Kingdom, James has performed along side big names such as: Jessie J, Sia, Tom Jones, Little Mix and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and was a featured dancer in the 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony for Annie Lennox. Following his time in the UK James was then is high demand working as a freelance choreographer for resorts and cruise ships throughout Europe.
Since relocating to Auckland he has become a highly sought after performer and choreographer for high profile events and shows including: Chicago, Billy Elliot and Dancing With The Stars.
James' passion for educating and international experience has seen him held in high regard by many studios and dance companies around Auckland and he is proud to pass on his knowledge and skill to the next generation.
James is excited to lead the Apollo College team in his capacity as Director of Dance and works hard with the full time students to prepare them for life in the industry. James has also been instrumental in providing Apollo graduates with professional work both as performers and teachers.