John Millard, composer, performer and director, has been active in the Canadian music and theatre scenes for the last twenty five years. Early private studies with Fred Stone and Richard Pochinko have led to a lifetime in theatre and music. He has toured Canada and Europe with his bands The Polka Dogs and John Millard & Happy Day. He has worked with many Canadian theatre companies including: Shaw Festival, Theatre Columbus, Volcano, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Canadian Stage Company, and Caravan Farm Theatre. Recent theatre for Soulpepper the Barber of Seville, and John & Waleed with Waleed Abdulhamid for Cahoots Theatre.