John began designing for performance in 1979, training at Theatre Corporate and Mercury Theatre. John is freelance and works regularly for many of New Zealand’s foremost performing arts companies including Auckland Theatre Company, Silo Theatre, Indian Ink, Red Leap, The Large Group, Nightsong, Opera NZ, Douglas Wright Dance, Michael Parmenter, Malia Johnston, Atimira Dance, Okareka Dance, and Black Grace Dance companies. John is production Designer for the World of Wearable Art show and designs for various corporate functions, trade shows and music events.
Astroman. The Navigators. Rendered. The Wild Seed Thief. Moon. The Haka Party Incident. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Rupert. Jesus Christ Superstar. Once On Chunuk Bair. The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate. She Stoops to Conquer. Ship Songs. The Pillowman. Twelfth Night. A Christmas Carol. The Songmaker's Chair. Ladies' Night. The Daylight Atheist. Haruru Mai. Hair. The Beauty Queen of Leenane. The Cripple of Inishmaan. Foreskin's Lament. Death of a Salesman. Twelve Angry Men. Skylight. Social Climbers. Market Forces. The Learner's Stand. Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.