The Crucible is Ray’s fourth appearance with Auckland Theatre Company, having previously appeared in Who Wants to be 100?, Honour and Spreading Out. Ray is a founding member of Wellington’s Circa Theatre. Highlight performances at Circa include Spreading Out, Conversations After a Burial, The Birthday Party, Copenhagen, Playing Burton, The Unexpected Man, A Delicate Balance, Rutherford, Travesties, Waiting for Godot, Skylight, Market Forces, The Master Builder, Angels in America, I Hate Hamlet, No Man’s Land and Time Of My Life. Other highlight performances include Hedda Gabler, (Edinburgh Festival), No Good Boyo (New Zealand & Australia) and Ken Hill’s Phantom of the Opera (Japan). Ray’s television experience includes Market Forces, William Tell, Enid Blyton, Gliding On and Atlantis High. Film appearances include Heavenly Creatures, The End of the Golden Weather and Lord of the Rings. In 2001, Ray won Best Actor at the Chapman Tripp awards for his role in Playing Burton.