1 march, 1993
James has had roles in three professional Shakespeare productions in Sydney. In 2009 James played the role of Lucius in Julius Caesar directed by Kate Revz of Cry Havoc Productions. He again appeared with Cry Havoc in the 2011 production of Titus Andronicus as Young Lucius. In 2010 James also performed as Fleance/2nd Apparition in Macbeth at the Darlinghurst Theatre where he was directed by Chris Hurrell.
In 2011 James was nominated as one of the 15 finalists for the Heath Ledger Scholarship.