Shaun is thrilled to be one of two recipients of the 2017 Sandra Bates Director’s Award at the Ensemble Theatre. Most recently Shaun directed ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS at the Hayes Theatre Co (Luckiest Productions). Previous Hayes productions include RENT (Highway Run Productions) for which he won the 2016 Broadway World Award for Best Director of a Musical, and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN for which he was nominated for Best Director of a Musical at the 2016 Sydney Theatre Awards. Other directing credits include I AM MY OWN WIFE (Oriel Group/Redline) at the Old Fitz, CARMEN: DEAD OR ALIVE (Oriel Group), WICKED (Freerain Theatre Company, Canberra), Assistant Director on A CHRISTMAS CAROL (The Tabard Theatre, London) and Resident Director on ONCE WE LIVED HERE (The Kings Head, London). Earlier this year I AM MY OWN WIFE toured to Melbourne (45 Downstairs) and Brisbane (The Brisbane Powerhouse). In 2005 Shaun co-created LIGHT THE NIGHT, an annual benefit concert for leukaemia research.