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 does the same for 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 Vancouver's West End with his partner David but is looking forward to calling Halifax home in January 2020.