This is James’ first production with The Stirling Players. He is currently the co-artistic director of Symposium Productions, established after having directed and written Empty Vanity for the 2017 Adelaide Fringe. Other writing credits include Angry Love and Domestic Autumn (Theatre Guild, 2016) and winning the State Theatre Company’s Young Playwright's Award (2016). Notable amateur theatre credits include assistant directing Timon of Athens (Symposium, 2017) and playingt the male lead in The Peach Season (Theatre Guild, 2016). James currently studies a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) at Flinders University.