General Manager/Production Manager
Martin has been working as a musician and performer since the age of seven. Learning instruments such as violin, piano and clarinet cemented his love for music at an early age. Performance ran side by side over the early years and these days, as a professional performer, he is moulding the two to develop his skills as a professional artist for the international stage. He has studied Communications (UTS), Advertising/Marketing (SIT), Drama through the National Theatre Drama School(Melbourne, Australia), and with the Atlantic Theatre Company (New York). Martin has been studying the Italian operatic craft of Bel Canto since 2006 with Dr Graham Clarke.
Martin has appeared in many Australian television shows including as a recurring character in “Neighbours,” “Secret Life of Us,” “City Homicide,” “Blue Heelers,” “Stingers,” “Satisfaction” and “Rush.” On the stage, he has performed in musicals including the lead in “Oklahoma,” “Sound Of Music,” and in Cameron Mackintosh’s “Oliver.” In theatre he has performed in many plays including, “Macbeth”, “Twelfth Night”, “Farmyard”, “Missing”, “He Died With A Felafel In His Hand”, “The Fiery Angel” (The Kirov Opera), “Girl”, “Spring Awakening’’ and “City in the Bush”. Martin was recently involved in the Pre Broadway run of a Merman biography and has been touring and in development for a US tour of Nocturne for ARREST. He has been seen in many award-winning short films and has been involved in the Melbourne Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival, WOMAD Festival Adelaide, Comedy Festival Melbourne, and Darebin Festival.
Martin has toured internationally with Strange Fruit Productions in many of their shows to countries including, The United States, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, London, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong and many more. Martin has over 25 years experience in events ranging from managing music artists and music events to theatre and music festivals both nationally and internationally. His experience and skills include as a General Manager in hospitality, events and theater to extensive Tour and Production management nationally and internationally. He has produced for theatre and worked as a consultant for many projects within theatre.
He is the Founder and Creative Director of the multi-disciplined theatre company, ARREST and is based in New York City.
He is thrilled to be involved in the ongoing development of a great company with such talented artists to develop great work!