John is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge BFA acting program and the University of Calgary MFA directing stream. He is a Certified Instructor and Certified Fight Director with The Academy of Fight Directors Canada and the owner operator of Knight Fights. As a Calgary based theatre artist he has had the honour to direct violence on small and large stages throughout the city. He has taught workshops for all kinds of groups over the years for age ranges from 7 to nearly 70+! John continues to hone his craft as a Violence Designer and stage combatant.