Karl graduated from the University of Cumbria in 2011 and has been working in the North West Theatre world ever since.

His work as a Theatre Director has built up  a list of credits which  include Directing Hamlet by Micheal Perlmutter for the Liontamers Theatre Company, site specific "beat em up" Better Brutality Than Boredom by Mark Reid at Antwerp Mansion in Manchester, five star dark political comedy Removed and Destroyed  by Matthew Gabrielli and Robert Pegg's In Pursuit of Oblivion, both for The Lion Tamers Theatre Company. in 2012 Karl  directed FINE by Michelle Ashton in 2012 and Minted by Mark Reid for Rampant in March 2012. Other directing work includes a monologue for the Ovation Awards in Glossop with Planet Rabbit Productions.

Karl is the Artistic Director of The Lion Tamers Theatre. Last year Karl began an MA in Theatre Practice under the tutelage of Robert Marsden which he is due to complete in Spring 2018

Producing credits include all productions for the Liontamers Theatre Company and several Edinburgh Fringe productions including The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter


Karl's stage management credits include several Company Stage Manager roles for Paul Holman Associates and top Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows Rat Pack and Blues Brothers. Most recently, Karl has worked on an outdoor promenade production of Midsummer Nights Dream for Feelgood Productions in Heaton Park, Manchester.