James is a freelance choreographer and movement director that specialises in movement and dance drawing from his professional experience working on film, television, commercial, music and theatre.
His work has been featured on BBC, ITV, MTV, Universal Music, VICE, Promo News, Paper Mag, 405 and VOGUE Italia amongst others.
Originally from Co. Tipperary, Ireland James has been fascinated with dance and movement on screen and stage since he was young child.
Now based in London, James specialises in movement and dance drawing from his varied and versatile background.
Now working across a variety of mediums James’ professional and collaborative approach enables him to be a highly effective member of the production team. He is able to quickly connect with directors, clients and artists to help them realise their creative vision.
His style of choreography is expressive and narratively driven with a versatile approach that lends itself to both filming and live performance. James’ diverse background has enabled a flexibility of style that allows him to tailor his work to client and director’s vision/brief.
Initially trained at CSN Dance, Ireland led by Alan Foley, he then received a full scholarship to attend Bird College Conservatoire of Dance and Musical Theatre.
He then went to attain BA (1st class honours) in Professional Practice (Arts) from Middlesex University focusing on the choreographic process.
James is currently a member of One Dance UK, an ambassador for Dancer's Career Development and is on the committee of London Irish LGBTQ Network.