John has been working as a performer, producer, director, and educator for twenty-two years. Having worked with many of the best performers and creatives our industry offers, John’s professional performance history has encompassed over 60 productions of Theatre, Musical Theatre, Opera, and Oratorio, as well as vast commercial and concert engagements.
John has also directed acclaimed seasons of Rent and Sweeney Todd, plus The Magic Flute, An Opera Odyssey, The Callback, and The Merry Widow. In 2013, he co-wrote, directed, and produced the opening ceremony of the International Convention of Voice Teachers after producing The Last Five Yearsa year earlier. In 2015, he received a Matilda nomination for Best Production and Best Director for his project Slammed.
Since completing four degrees, including a masters, John has also been in demand as a singing and musical theatre performance teacher. For the past seven years, he has been teaching in the Musical Theatre course at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, before which he taught singing at the University of Southern Queensland and held the position of Head of Musical Theatre at the Australian Dance Performance Institute.
Being so passionate about young artists’ holistic development has led many of John’s students into fruitful professional performance careers, including leading roles and covers in national and international tours of vast numbers of professional productions the likes of Les Miserables, Book of Mormon, Phantom, Cats and so many more.
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