James Williams is a theatre maker and composer based in the south of the County. Companies he has worked for include Welsh National Opera, Theatre Royal Plymouth, National Theatre Wales, St David’s Hall, the Sherman Theatre, the Wales Millennium Centre, Give it a Name, Hijinx Theatre and Triongl. He works regularly with the Musical Theatre students at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and directs their showcase.
For Pirates of the Carabina, James directed the circus theatre show Flown which won the Total Theatre award in the Edinburgh Festival and RUHM / Home which played at the Roundhouse and Brighton Dome.
He has composed many musicals including The Jolly Folly of Polly the Scottish Trolley Dolly and Shreds with Lesley Ross; Ninety-Seven, ‘nga Bunga the Stone Age Spectacular and Snow Queen with Scott Pryor and Vampyre with David Last.
James is an Associate Director of the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven where he has worked on every Christmas show since 1998.