Mark trained at Leeds College of Music. His composition and sound design work has been presented throughout the UK and internationally and exhibited as part of the Prague Quadrennial theatre design festival in 2011 and at the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2012.
Recent projects include:
GOD BLESS THE CHILD (Royal Court Theatre); TOMORROW (Vanishing Point, Cena Contemporânea festival (Brasilia), Brighton Festival, Tramway, National Theatre Studio, Stanislavsky Festival (Moscow); DRAGON (Vox Motus/National Theatre of Scotland/ Tianjin People’s Art Theatre, China) winner of the 2014 CATS award for Best Technical Presentation; THE BEAUTIFUL COSMOS OF IVOR CUTLER (Vanishing Point/National Theatre of Scotland) winner of the 2014 CATS award for Best Music and Sound; SWALLOWS & AMAZONS (Theatre by the Lake); SATURDAY NIGHT (Vanishing Point/Teatro Nacional Sao Joao (Porto), Teatro Sao Luis (Lisbon), Centro Cultural Vila Flor (Guimaraes); MY SHRINKING LIFE, KNIVES IN HENS, MIRACLE MAN, EMPTY (National Theatre of Scotland); PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Two Bit Classics, UK tour);
MISTER HOLGADO (The Unicorn Theatre) winner of 2013 UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People; IN A DEEP DARK WOOD (Gobbledegook/Moko Dance); A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Edinburgh Royal Lyceum); WONDERLAND (Vanishing Point/Napoli Teatro Festival Italia/Tramway/Edinburgh International Festival); MWANA (Ankur/The Tron Theatre); MY STAR! iPhone Game (Mobile Pie/Orange); GRIMM TALES (Theatre by the Lake); THE BEGGARS OPERA (Vanishing Point/Edinburgh Royal Lyceum/ Belgrade Theatre Coventry); BEST FRIENDS (M6 Theatre/Ludus Dance); WHAT HAPPENED WAS THIS, ONE NIGHT STAND, NAKED NEIGHBOUR (TWITCHING BLIND) (Never Did Nothing Theatre/The Tron Theatre/Tramway).
Mark is also an Associate Artist of The Dukes Playhouse and has worked as composer and sound designer on a number of their productions including: Hamlet, Your Country Needs You (but I don’t need my country), Robin Hood, Pierrepoint, The Unsociables, The BFG, Two, Merlin, Quicksand, The Snow Queen, Peter Pan, Children of Killers, Of Mice and Men, Jason & The Argonauts.