Mark is a dramaturg, director and theatre-maker trained at the VCA (Directing), PACT, and the University of Wollongong (Performance).
Mark is Resident Dramaturg for Malthouse Theatre (2014 – current), which encompasses literary management, programming assistance, and providing dramaturgical support across the company’s activities.
Recent projects include Blak Cabaret (Malthouse/Sydney Festival), Love and Information (Malthouse/STC), PWA’s Lotus Playwriting Initiative and coordinating Malthouse’s new writing programs.
Mark is co-director of NO SHOW with Bridget Balodis, with whom he has co-created ‘The Séance’ (LaBoite Indie 2013, 2012 Melbourne Fringe), ‘Unfinished Business’ (You Are Here Festival 2013, Crack Theatre Festival 2013) ‘Outside Line’ (Pop Up Playground, 2013) and ‘Shotgun Wedding’ (2012 Next Wave Festival).
Mark most recently directed ‘Triumph’ by Louris van de Geer (NWG, fortyfivedownstairs), and was Co-Director/Dramaturg on Wael Zuaiter: ‘Unknown’ (Jesse Cox, Theatreworks/Next Wave). Other directing credits include Amy Herzog’s ‘4000 Miles’ (Red Stitch).
Mark is a board member for Next Wave, and founding member of the New Working Group.