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 for Vancouver Presents he is also contributing editor at Halifax Presents. He is a past member of the jury for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre awards. He currently lives in Halifax with his partner David.