Composer and Musical Director

James is an associate artist of Middle Child Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre and Boundless Theatre.

For Middle Child James has worked as Composer and Musical Director on The Canary and the Crow, Us Against Whatever, One Life Stand, I Hate Alone, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (with Paines Plough / Bush Theatre), Mercury Fur, Weekend Rockstars: An Album Play (with Hull Truck), Modern Life Is Rubbish: A Musical Manifesto, Saturday Night, Sunday Morning and as Musical Director forJack and The Beanstalk, Dick Whittington, Beauty and the Beast and The Snow Queen

Additional Composition credits include Sketching (Wilton’s Music Hall); Steel (Sheffield Crucible); Mixtape (Royal Exchange); The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Birmingham Rep); Twelfth Night (Orange Tree); Folk (Birmingham Rep/Watford Palace/Hull Truck); Get Carter (Northern Stage/UK Tour); Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, A Taste of Honey (Hull Truck); The Thing About Psychopaths (Red Ladder Theatre/National Tour).

Musical Director and Performer credits include: A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) (Silent Uproar, Musical Supervisor); The Snow Queen (New Vic Theatre); Dancehall (Cast Doncaster); The Night Before Christmas (Soho Theatre); This House (National Theatre, dep performer).

Sound Design credits include: The Season Ticket (Pilot Theatre/Northern Stage); This Land, Red Sky at Night (Pentabus); A Further Education, Deluge (Hampstead Theatre); Love Me Do (Watford Palace Theatre); The Ugly Sisters (Rash Dash/National Tour).