Julian has a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, and a Bachelor of Arts in Performance Studies.

Julian was born and raised in Hong Kong to kiwi expats, taught English as a second language to kids aged 3 to 16 and has led drama workshops for children for the past 6 years. He loves watching the confidence blossom in young performers who are still trying to find their voice. He is very passionate about arts education and believes performing arts to be just as important as academia. 

Julian more recently wrote and directed his own professional play that premiered at BATS Theatre in Wellington in February 2020. It was met with raving reviews and sold over 75% of its entire box office.

Julian also creates Tik Tok videos and has a follower count of over 80 thousand!