Artistic Director/ Choreographer/ Producer
James Wilton Dance were founded in 2010. The company have won awards at the Bern, Hannover and MASDANZA International Choreography competitions and the Sadler’s Wells Global Dance Contest.
James’ first full evening work Last Man Standing (2014) was performed 78 times and won an award at the Bern Tanzprize in Switzerland.
Works LEVIATHAN (2016) and The Storm (2018) achieved unprecedented success in touring, achieving close to 200 performances between them, including sold out runs at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, performances in Germany, Gibraltar, Austria, Peru, Spain, Poland and Sweden, and was nominated for best dance production at the Manchester Theatre Awards. James has created works for Scottish Dance Theatre, Konzert Theater Bern, Theater Münster, Opera Graz, Ballet Hagen and dance company Giessen and has choreographed a work for 50 professional dancers for performances at Millennium and Wembley Stadiums for The Rugby League World Cup 2013 (reaching over 110,000 people in the process).