James Muller was born in Colchester and began his training at the Linda Shipton School of Dance in Ipswich. He continued training at the Royal Ballet School and Central School of Ballet, graduating in 2006. James has worked with Northern Ballet, Peter Schaufuss Ballet in Denmark, Ballet Ireland and Theater Ulm in Germany. He has performed in works by David Nixon, Christopher Gable, Peter Schaufuss, Ashley Page and Roberto Scafati among others. In 2011 James participated in the German Young Choreographers Platform creating Prisoners Cinema for Theater Ulm. He joined Richard Alston Dance Company in 2013. Highlights from his first season with the Company included dancing in the Olivier award nominated production of Phaedra at the Barbican, and performing at the Fall For Dance festival in New York's City Center.