Tim studied Theatre and English Literature at Vassar College in the USA and trained in acting at the Piven Theatre Workshop, Chicago and with Philippe Gaulier and Monika Pagneux in Paris. Tim qualified as a teacher of the Feldenkrais Method of Awareness Through Movement with Movement Educators, Sante Fe, NM in 2003. Tim has recently completed his Level 1 qualification in British Sign Language.
Tim is a part-time lecturer teaching Movement in Performance on the BA Performance course in BSL/ENGLISH. Tim is a co-artistic director of Plutôt la Vie theatre company which he founded in 2003 with Ian Cameron. Plutôt la Vie creates and tours imaginative, visually driven theatre throughout Scotland and the UK. With Plutôt la Vie Tim has created and performed in By the Seat of Your Pants, A Clean Sweep, Flik Flak: The Story of an Angel & a Demon, Clandestine Clowning and directed First You’re Born, The Builders and Couldn’t Care Less. In 2014, Tim translated and performed the UK premiere of La Tragedie Comique by Yves Hunstad and Eve Bonfanti. As a freelancer, Tim has worked with, among others: The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, Catherine Wheels, Cumbernauld Theatre, Communicado,and Dundee Rep. Tim has trained as a mentor thorugh the FST Mentor Training Programme in 2009.