to thine own self be true
John graduated from Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh with a BA(Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts degree. He specialised in community theatre and directed projects with LGBT Youth and The Scottish Refugee Council whilst training. He worked on the creative team for Music Theatre Scotland along with Sam Hutchings and Gary Swan and later directed their opening production of ’3hree – a new musical’. He later gained his PGCE in Secondary Education. He became sole Drama teacher at Maxwelltown High School in Dumfries. Whilst in Dumfries he also worked as the community theatre facilitator at the Theatre Royal, directing and running workshops for the children’s and youth theatre. He is now sole Drama teacher at Knox Academy in Haddington, East Lothian.