Mark is an award-winning and hugely experienced creator of world class theatre, outdoor spectacle, major civic celebrations and international ceremonies.
As director, writer, film-maker and production designer; his leadership and vision are responsible for generating some of the most striking and memorable events of the last two decades. By revealing intimacy in the epic, uncovering depth in the spectacular and by celebrating the extraordinary in the everyday, Mark demonstrates a rare gift for making work that is simultaneously compelling, accessible and provocative.
As well as being immensely proud to call himself an artist, Mark is fundamentally and unashamedly in the business of entertainment. Recent highlights include:
Out Of This World - middle scale touring theatre show
Baku 1st European Games Presidential Flame Capture Ceremony
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony
Global Skills & Education Forum Opening Ceremony, Dubai / Abu Dhabi
London 2012 Olympics Festival Land Of Giants, Belfast
The Liverpool 08 & Turku 2011 European Capital of Culture Opening shows
In addition to working independently, Mark has collaborated with a range of companies including Cuerda Producciones Buenos Aires, Walk The Plank, Fuel, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Out Of Joint, Legs On The Wall, Northern Stage, NVA, The National Theatre Of Scotland and the BBC. Commercial clients include Donaldson Creative, Jack Morton Worldwide, WRG, Innovision, Sledge, Imagination, CTN, Ear To The Ground and Ground Control.