- Took his first dance lesson in ballet aged 7.
- Was a student at Capital Dance Studio in Sydney when he met Dein Perry, a guest teacher at the time who later gave him his first big break with Hot Shoe Shuffle.
- First job dancing was for Baz Luhrmann's Dance Hall cabaret at the Sydney Festival in 1989.
- Wanted to be a research scientist, but dropped out of his university science course after six months to dance in Hot Shoe Shuffle.
- Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Tony Manero in the West End stage version of Saturday Night Fever in 1999.
- Had a tap-dancing solo in the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.
- In 2006, originated the role of Fiyero in the UK version of Wicked.
- Appeared in the Trevor Nunn-directed production of Kiss Me, Kate at the Old Vic in 2012.