Mark has been writing about the performing arts for almost twenty years. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. No stranger to the stage himself, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. In addition to writing and editing at Vancouver Presents, he is a member of the jury for The Jessie’s Critics Choice Innovation Award, and has a full-time job working for one of the world’s largest software companies. He also has a hat fetish.