Workshop Assistant

James Boyd

James Miles-Boyd is a trainee workshop assistant for Limelight, as well as an actor and musician.

James studied Acting, first, at Edinburgh College —graduating with a HND— then going on to complete a joint BA(Hons) Acting course between Edinburgh Napier and Queen Margaret Universities.  During his time there he worked on various projects, productions and short films, including a musical variety sketch show, “Sketchy Numbers”, co‐directed by Limelight’s Artistic Director, Gordon Dougall.

James currently writes his own music and is the vocalist, second guitar and occasional keyboard player for an Alt-Rock band, Dootchi, who gig around Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Outside of music and acting he is also a volunteer instructor at a local Shoto-budo Karate club, having trained there for over 12 years, working with children and adults of various ages and capabilities.