After graduating from Fenelon Falls Secondary School James moved to Windsor, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University there.

James has worked as an actor, producer, and director.  Theatre credits include; Chains of Justice with The Stage Co., Biloxi Blues at Persephone Theatre, Written, Directed, Starring, and Jackpot Touring the Fringe, Bordertown Café and Peggy Grace with Kawartha Summer Theatre and Peggy Grace again at The Red Barn Theatre. James is also one of the co-creators of ‘Mine!’ which toured to great successful and was recently performed again here at Globus Theatre.

In the previous summers with Globus Theatre James has performed in Blithe Spirit, The Foursome, Home to Roost, Here on the Flight Path, The Motor Trade, Art, It Had To Be You, Storm Warning, I Ought to be in Pictures, Having Relations, Nobody’s Perfect, Sunshine Express, The Love List, The Secret Lives of Henry & Alice & Looking.  

He has directed Do You Take This Man?, Fanny Hill, April in Paris, Billy Bishop Goes to War, B4 & After, Trying, Soccer Moms, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, Educating Rita, Kitchen Witches, Talking Heads, Knickers!, The Woman In Black, Glorious!, The 39 Steps, Harvest, Til it Hurts, The Men Commandments & The Mysterious Mr Love

James’ television credits include Missing Treasures, Top Cops, Codename Eternity, Amazon, D.C., Twice in a Lifetime, and The Eleventh Hour.  Film credits include Welcome to Mooseport and Knockaround Guys.