Youth Theatre Leader / Backstage Supervisor
TRAINING: University of Aberystwyth
James graduated from the University of Wales: Aberystwyth Drama course in 2005 and began working as a Youth Theatre Leader with PYT in 2007. James has worked on numerous PYT shows as Assistant Director. In addition, James regularly runs summer festival and studio projects for PYT. James has worked as a voice artist and actor for Spanner Theatre and New Century Theatre, and as a Technical Operator for Gems TV and Birmingham Hippodrome. Writing credits include “The Troubadour”, which was premiered for Made From Scratch Theatre and Rich Mix Studios in London in December 2013, and as a contributor to the cross art form ‘Ambassadors for Tea’ performance event at the Savoy Hotel in London in January 2013. As well as working with PYT, James is a qualified Teacher of Drama, having gained his PGCE at Birmingham City University in 2012.
DIRECTOR/ ASSITANT DIRECTOR CREDITS:
Snow Queen (Palace Theatre, Redditch)
Dracula (Palace Theatre Redditch)
Peter Pan (Palace Theatre Redditch)
Pinocchio (Palace Theatre Redditch)