John has worked as the Dance Project Officer at Carclew Youth Performing Arts Centre, Adelaide. It is one of the many aspects of a career which covers a range of dance directions. He has danced and choreographed with a number of Australia's companies, including the Australian Dance Theatre, Dance North, the Western Australian Ballet Company and Human Veins Dance Theatre. He has also worked in the commercial arena and with theatre and opera companies.
John has choreographed three works for Tasdance, the first work he made for Tasdance was Things that Float and Fly in 1984. He returned in 1985 to create Lunch and is third work for Tasdance was Shapeshift in 1987.