James has been working extensively with Chunky Move – Anouk Van Dijk since 2012. Beside his collaborations with Eastman – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Royal Ballet of Flanders, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, Bayerische Staatsoper and Theater Basel, he has performed in Triumphs and Other Alternatives with Muscle Mouth and World of Wearable Art (2015). He was the lead role in Christophe Coppens’ Le Mandarin Merveilleux at La Monnaie. James received the ‘Best Male Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work’ 2014 Helpmann Award, and the Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer 2014 Australian Dance Award. He has been studying Countertechnique intensively since 2012, and became a certified teacher in 2014.