Mark has been writing about the arts for over twenty years. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. He is also contributing editor for Halifax Presents. No stranger to the stage, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. He is a past jury member for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre award. He and his partner David now call Halifax home along with their rescue dog Buddy.