Born Wellington 16-1-57. Educated at Tawa College 1970-4. Attended Victoria University of Wellington 1975-8, graduating BMus (Hons) 1979 in composition and analysis.
1979-80 taught music part-time at Correspondence School, Wellington. 1980-1 worked as actor at Downstage, Wgtn, and Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North.
1983-4 resident actor and musical director at Centrepoint Theatre. 1985 resident actor and musical director at Fortune Theatre. 1986 to date resident actor and musical director at Court Theatre, Christchurch.