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James Kemp

James is originally from Surrey, England and trained at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Straight out of training, he performed as a Playlist Singer/Dancer with Carnival Cruise Line, the largest cruise line company in the world! This included performing in 7 different shows each week for thousands of guests travelling from the USA to the Caribbean, Mexico and other countries in Central America.

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, James lived and worked in Osaka, Japan! performing in Universal Studios Japan as Dracula, in their long-running and widely-renowned show ‘Universal Monsters Live Rock N Roll Show’. He also performed in other seasonal shows, and parades and was featured as a Dancer at the Grand Opening of ‘Super Nintendo World’. He can also be heard in the children’s choir on the soundtrack and original motion picture of ‘Mamma Mia: The Movie’.

Theatre Credits Include:
Angel Dumott Schunard in ‘RENT’, Michael Spofford in ‘The Witches of Eastwick’, Dimitri Mitropoulos in Laura Wade’s ‘Posh’  and performing as a featured vocalist at ‘The Ideal Home Show’

James is thrilled to be returning to ‘The World of Musicals’ in 2024 and hopes you thoroughly enjoy the show!

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