Ian trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) where he gained a degree in Community Drama.
As well as having experience working as a tutor teaching Acting to HNC students Ian has also designed and delivered workshops for both LIPA’s widening participation programme and the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse theatre’s education department.
Ian works as a freelance writer, director and community arts practitioner. He has led drama and poetry workshops for schools, colleges, community groups, theatres, libraries, museums, charities and individuals throughout England and Wales.
As a poet Ian has performed and led workshops for a number of poetry and music festivals throughout the country.