Richard James is a Panama native that grew up in Flatbush, Brooklyn where his eclectic dance style had been deeply influenced by his culture and the people that surrounded him. At the early age of 10, he started his dance training in various dance styles such as Hip Hop, Jazz, West African, and Tap.
James, got his first real taste of the entertainment industry as a teen, where he was discovered and hired to model for various commercial print ads. During his high school and college years he was also a competitive Track and Field athlete but his passion for the arts never died.
Currently, James can be spotted touring the world with international house/dance music artist Crystal Waters (Gypsy Woman) and Venezuelan reggaeton Artist Mpeach (Venamo). In the Future he hopes to open his very own dance studio for children of low income households and begin to branch of into the musical theatre world.
Richard James is a principal dancer in PMT Dance Company.