Vincent is a professional Theatre Director, Actor and Education Practitioner with over twenty years industry experience. He trained at the internationally acclaimed Guildford School of Acting in the UK where he received a Diploma in Acting and a 1st Class BA (Hons) degree in Theatre. Vincent’s acting credits include The Rover, The Crucible, Fen, Scapino, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, The Artist, The Exception and the Rule, The Canterbury Tales, Dick Whittington and Children of the New Forest. Vincent directed his first professional production Derek by Edward Bond in 1997 and since then has directed a wide range of projects from new writing for the Fringe to full-scale Broadway-style musicals. In 2013 he directed the award-winning production of Hairspray at The Cultural Centre, Hong Kong. Vincent also has an MA in Shakespearean Studies from King’s College London and Shakespeare’s Globe Education. Passionate about the education and training of future performing artists, he has designed and delivered theatre and performing arts programmes and projects throughout the UK and Asia. Vincent began his time in Hong Kong as Head of Performing Arts for The KG Group and Artistic Director of Face Productions and was the creator and leader of the highly successful Face Academy training programme. Vincent is currently also an Acting Mentor for the International Academy of Film and Television.
Favorite food. – Dan Dan Noodles
Favorite colour. – Purple
Cats, dogs or neither. – Both if other people’s, neither if my responsibility
Would you like to go to Space? – Yes, because it’s the final frontier. The Moon as I love cheese.
Have you ever eaten a raw chilli? – Yes but prefer it to chilli leaves. They taste like socks.
Do you believe aliens exist? – I work with them every day.
Have you ever broken a bone? – Nope, well not mine anyway!
Favorite character played on stage/screen – Lord Puff in Edward Bond’s The Cat
Character you would like to play on stage/screen – Don Quixote in The Man of La Mancha
What is your speciality? – Directing and Acting
Are you good at chess? – Rubbish
Do you now, or have you ever owned/ridden a motorcycle? – Yes, I have ridden in many countries but India and Hanoi widened my experience of the highway code.
Favorite place in Hong Kong. – Lamma Island
Favorite place in your home country. – Brighton
What can you never go without? – Sunshine, sand and sea.
What is your special talent? – I can laugh at my own jokes.