Mark has worked as a stand-up comedian for many years, touring his shows around the world. He is also a trained actor and has appeared on screen and stage in both comedic and dramatic roles. He currently fronts the Moro "4th Best" television advertising campaign.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2010 Winner of Best Actor and People's Choice Award for "Uncomfortable Silences" in the SHORT AND SWEET FESTIVAL, and nominated for best play.
ACTING TECHNIQUE - Raymond Hawthorne,
John Palino, Theatre At Large, Gavin Robertson (UK).
CAMERA - Vicky Yiannoutsos, Terri de Ath, Action Workshops.
IIMPROVISATION -Keith Johnstone, Wade Jackson, J. D. Walsh (USA), Chris Gibbs (UK) & Dan O'Connor (USA).
COMMEDIA D'EL ARTE - Brian Divers & Lisa Brickell.
SINGING - Dorothy Hopkins; Neutral US accent Maura Fay.
Neutral American Accent: TJ Casting (Advanced) 2013, Chris Stewart 2013
2019 - Musical Theatre - Jennifer Ward-Lealand
2019 - Shakespeare - Stuart Devenie
2018 - Improvising a Musical - Aden and Eric Nepom (US)
2018 - Finding the Heart in a Scene Workshop - Betse Greene (US)
2014-2015 - US Accent Training - Chris Stewart
2014 - Improvising Musical Theatre - Laura and Rich Hall
PROFESSIONAL STAND UP COMEDIAN.
BOXING - Auckland Amateur Lightweight Champion 1984, Ranked Third in NZ)
KARATE - SEIDO, ATHLETICS - RUNNING, DUATHLON, GUITAR, SINGER AND SONG WRITER, DRAWING, DRIVE, CORPORATE AND STAGE MC, HAND STANDS AND HAND WALKING