Originally from South Africa, Jean-Pierre came to the UK to train at the Guildford School of Acting.
Most recently he directed Porgy and Bess for Grange Park Opera and is the Associate Director on the forthcoming production of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre. Other Directorial credits include: The Dreamers a new musical in development that was shown at Abbey Rd studios; The UK and International tour of Miss Saigon (based on Laurence Connor’s production); Oliver! (Grange Park Opera); Barnum (UK Tour).
Associate Director credits include: Mary Poppins (Japan), Miss Saigon (Japan), Half A Sixpence (Noel Coward Theatre and CFT), Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre), The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre) and The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall in celebration of its 25th Anniversary.
Prior to working as a director Jean-Pierre was an actor appearing in numerous productions both in the west end and on tour.