Previous paid speaking roles
Ignite Elite Artists
Angel Of Light (Feature) - Lead / Sharp Clause - Dir. Jack Mactaggart
Utropia (Feature) - Lead - Jenna Avion
Break & Enter (Short) - Lead / VCA - Angus Attwood
Rest In Piss (Short) - Support / Deakin - Charlotte De Pedro
Discarted (Short) - Support / Tropfest - Declann Shields
Skateboys (Short) - Support - Alex Pennini
Apocabricks (Short) - Support / Unlevelhead Prod. - James Browning
For Your Convieniance (Short) - Lead / VCA Short - Chas Fisher
Sportsbet "AFLXL" - Umpire - Dir. Barney Howells
Melbourne Tourism "Visit Victoria" - Doorman - Gary Freedman
Isuzu Trucks "Ready To Work" - Bad Driver - Nicholas Clifford
'Can't Feel My Face' by The Amity Affliction - Zombie Guy - Dir. Simon Smith
'Ghouls' by Vaudeville Smash - Priest - John Wood
Philtrum - Rob & Ross / North Of Eight - Peter Blackburn
Rainbow Man - Bibsby / Goodnight Darlings/Fortyfivedownstairs - Dir. Dann Barber
Psychopomp - Ari / LaMama/Barking Spider - Jason Lehane
Spring Awakening - Moritz / MAPA/MUST - Yvonne Virsik
Romeo & Juliet - Romeo / Monash Shakespeare Co. - Mark Wilson
Macbeth - Ensemble / WIT - Jennifer Innes
The Lieutenant of Inishmore - Padraic / MUST - Emily Keene
The 39 Steps - Multiple / MUST - Tom Molyneux
The Pillowman - Puppeteer / MUST - Suzanne Stevens
Features of Blown Youth - Oron / What Just Happened - Dann Barber
Acidtongue & Dollface - James / Theatre On A Horse - Christopher Bryant
it’s happening in the space between my face and yours - Harry / Spare Room - Nicholas Fry
James is a graduate of the Howard Fine Acting Studio Full Time program.
He previously attended Monash University, where he achieved his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English, Theatre and Film Studies. He performed regularly with the Monash University Student Theatre company in a number of roles that included lead performances in 'Spring Awakening' directed by Yvonne Virsik (co-production with the Monash Performing Arts Academy), 'Romeo & Juliet' directed by Mark Wilson (with the Monash Shakespeare Company) and 'The Lieutenant Of Inishmore'.
James has also been an active member of the Melbourne independent theatre scene, engaging on and offstage in productions with several companies including performances at The Arts Centre. James’ screen credits include independent feature 'Angel Of Light', shorts 'Utropia', 'Skateboys', 'Rest In Piss', 'Break & Enter', 'For Your Convenience' and 48 Hour Film Festival finalist 'Apocabricks'. James appeared on stage in the acclaimed 2015 production of 'Psychopomp' at LaMama and premiered new work 'Rainbow Man' at Forty-five Downstairs with his collaborative company Goodnight Darlings in 2017.
James is thrilled to join the company of other Howard Fine alumni in North of Eight for their second year. NoE staged 'Philtrum', a new Australian work, to great acclaim in July 2018.
James is also pleased to announce SPINNING PLATES, a company formed with Jessica Stanley. Debut production 'Ross & Rachel' has its Australian Premier in September at Theatreworks for Melbourne Fringe Festival.