James Maxfield - mentor
Since graduating from the Brent Street School of Performing Arts in 2004, James has performed in The Rocky Horror Show(Dance Captain), Guys and Dolls (Havana Boy), Wicked(Dance Captain), King Kong (workshops), Grease – The Arena Spectacular, The Boy From Oz with Hugh Jackman, Sweet Charity, Miss Saigon, Carmen (Opera Australia), Alcina(Opera Australia) & Dirty Dancing.
As a commercial dancer he has performed with Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue, Ricky Martin, Kelly Clarkson, Redfoo, Little Mix, Delta Goodrem, Wynter Gordon, Sneaky Sound System, Fergie (Black Eyed Peas) and Timomatic, as well as touring internationally with Ke$ha and Samantha Jade.
James is a resident dancer on X Factor and has performed in various events including the Australian Dance Awards, Aria Awards, Australian Idol, NRL Grand Final and the MTV Video Music Awards. Television credits include Home and Away, Always Greener, All Saints, Farscape and Escape Of The Artful Dodger as well as numerous television commercials. Film credits include Dhoom 3 (Bollywood) and the hugely successful animated feature Happy Feet.