James received a Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts from Cal State University – Channel Islands and he received world class instruction in all aspects of theater when he was selected to participate in the Rubicon International Theater Festival Apprenticeship Program. He has been acting since he was a child, appearing in numerous school plays and playing in the concert and jazz bands while in high school.
His many stage credits include: The Yeomen of the Guard (Sir Richard Cholmondeley), The Drowsy Chaperone (Gangster), Bye, Bye Birdie (Maude), Jesus Christ Superstar (Apostle/Reporter), Man of La Mancha (Barber), Li’l Abner (Mayor Dogmeat), Trial By Jury (Jury Foreman). He has also performed in the movies 9 Full Moons, God Bless America, and Sycophant. James is a tenor who also plays the clarinet and bass clarinet.