Mark has been writing about the arts for almost twenty years. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. No stranger to the stage, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. In addition to writing and editing for Halifax Presents he is also contributing editor at Vancouver Presents. He is a past member of the jury for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre awards. Mark and his partner David are recent transplants from the West Coast and now call Halifax home.