James is the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Shakespeare BASH’d. For Shakespeare BASH’d: (director) A Midsummer Night’s Dream – a staged reading (2011), Romeo and Juliet (2012), Love’s Labour’s Lost (2014), Macbeth (2014), The Merry Wives of Windsor (2015 Co-Director), Edward II – a staged reading (2015) King John (2015), The Changeling – a staged reading (2016), Twelfth Night (2017), Volpone – a staged reading (2017)

James other credits as a director include: reasons to be pretty (Labute Cycle), As You Like It (Theatre by the Bay), Shakespeare in Hospitals (Spur of the Moment), Titus Andronicus (Hart House Theatre)

James just finished his second season at the Stratford Festival in 2016 as part of Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction. He was the assistant director on Macbeth, the world premiere of Bunny, and Romeo and Juliet. He is returning in 2018 for his third season as assistant director of Julius Caesar.