James is currently working with TV director Leslie Libman on an episode of MADAM SECRETARY for CBS Television
James recently Choreographed ANNIE the MUSICAL North Carolina Theatre Raleigh starring Tony Award Winner Karen Ziemba as Miss Hannigan
James Choreographed OLIVER! at the Goodspeed Opera House. Best Choreography Nomination BroadwayWorld
He Choreographed the feature film "HUMOR ME" written by Sam Hoffman, starring Elliot Gould and Jemaine Clement.
James staged the Emmy Award Winning :
MEL BROOKS – AFI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TELEVISION SPECIAL at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood, televised on TCM and TNT.
Director/Choreographer national tours of MEL BROOKS YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL
He Directed and Choreographed PEG O' MY HEART THE MUSICAL, at the June Havoc Theatre NYC, which won the MITF Best Musical Award.
James was the Associate Choreographer / Resident for
PRINCE OF BROADWAY directed by Hal Prince and Susan Stroman at MTC Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Broadway
Resident Director/Choreographer and Associate Choreographer for Woody Allen and Susan Stroman's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY at the St. James Theatre on Broadway
He is also the Resident Choreographer on THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH: AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE starring Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac.
Associate Choreographer for the Broadway and Madison Square Garden productions of Pask and Pauls A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL
James has overseen performances of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL on The Tony Awards as well as The View, Good Morning America, The Today Show
Associate Choreographer for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra production of CAROUSEL, starring Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn and the New York City Ballet Principle dancers Tyler Peck and Robbie Fairchild , televised on PBS.
AS A PERFORMER:
THE PRODUCERS THE MUSICAL – Broadway company, Original London company, and the Movie Musical version also
THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE in the presence of HRH Prince Charles ,as "Carmen Ghia" with Nathan Lane and the Original London Company televised on BBC.
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL, original Broadway company, understudied and performed the role of "Igor."
Other US Productions include 42ND STREET 1st US national tour
THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS (Los Angeles Company)
JUBILEE (Las Vegas).
He has also performed at THE SPORTING CLUB in Monte Carlo and at the LIDO DE PARIS on the Champs-Élysées with the famous Bluebell Girls
MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, A CHORUS LINE
London West End credits include:
ME AND MY GIRL at the Adelphi Theatre.
Original companies of MACK AND MABEL at the Piccadilly Theatre, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Dominion Theatre
HELLO DOLLY! The Gala with Carol Channing and THE STYNE WAY GALA (where he partnered Chita Rivera and Rita Moreno) at The London Palladium.
James is the founder and creative director of AUDITION TRUTH, a vocal and dance/movement workshop which helps prepare musical theater performers for the high-pressure world of Broadway
James has taught AUDITION TRUTH a Broadway intensive workshop in the UK and NYC and across America to performers of all ages
He has also taught at Arts Educational and the Urdang Academy in London and Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, the Growing Studio, Luigi's Jazz Centre and the Open Jar Studios in NYC
James is a proud member of AEA and SDC
Director/Choreographer A MONK IN THE WORLD Off-Broadway
Choreographer THE PRODUCERS Tokyo
Choreographer BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Tokyo
Choreographer THE LITTLE PRINCE International
Director/Choreographer ABOUT BILL Los Angeles
Director/Choreographer MALE BURLESQUE - TEASE! THE REVUE Off-Broadway