Bachelor with honors, University Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 1980. Master of Arts Theatre, University Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Plymouth, 2002.
Actor/ director Hoxton Hall Theatre, London, 1983—1984. Assistant editor/ theatre papers Dartington College of Art., Devon, England, 1984—1985. Lecturer/theatre University of Kent, Canterbury, England, 1986—1987.
Convenor /theatre progressive Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1987—1988. Senior lecturer University of W. Australia, Perth, Australia, 1989—1995, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 1995—1998. Professor of theatre Dartington College of Arts, Devon, England, since 1998.
Member of advisory board Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, since 1998. Contributing/ consultant editor Performance Research, England, since 1995. Doctoral film consultant London Weekend television, London, 1988—1989.
Voluntary fireman ACT Fire Brigade, Canberra, Australia, 1987—1988. Member Anti-Nazi League, England, 1976—1984. Voluntary art tutor Nyandi Prison, Perth, Australia, 1989—1992.
Member of Australian Drama Studies Associate, Standing Conference of University Drama Department.
Married Rachel Mercia Ireland, August 23, 1986.