Peter James

Artistic advisor

An interdisciplinary artist, Peter James’ work integrates the fields of theatre, performance and circus. He has played with blurring the lines and norms of theatrical presentations for 30 years, working primarily in France, Belgium, Toronto and Quebec. He is also a playwright, artistic director, performer and artistic advisor, focusing on his own projects or collaborating with such artists as Nicolas Cantin, Manuel Roque, Dana Michel and Stéphane Gladyzewski. As an actor, dancer and director, Peter has served as an artistic advisor at the École nationale de cirque since 2005. He directed the annual show Les feuilles mortes in 2008, as well as the Ich Bin Research and Creation Workshop presented at Tohu in 2010.