Jonathan Biggins is a writer, corporate MC and speaker, performer and broadcaster. As a corporate MC and speaker, Jonathan has hosted two televised AFI Awards, six APRA Awards (the awards night for the nation’s songwriters), The Helpmann Awards, Parramatta Riverside’s 20th Anniversary Gala, product launches, several national and three international conferences for AMP as well as many appearances for KPMG, ICI, Commonwealth Bank, ABN-AMRO and the Art Gallery of NSW.
He has worked for all the state theatre companies in productions ranging from David Williamson’s Soulmates to West Side Story. 2003 saw his debut with Opera Australia in Orpheus in the Underworld – he also co-wrote a new adaptation of the libretto. Jonathan has hosted the afternoon radio shift for Sydney’s 702, co-wrote and performed in Three Men and a Baby Grand for ABC TV and hosted Critical Mass, the ABC’s weekly arts programme. In 2007 & 2008 he has been a guest on Spicks and Specks. He is Director of Revue for the Sydney Theatre Company, featuring in (among others) the sell-out Sunday in Iraq With George, Stuff All Happens and Revue sans Frontieres (which has recently enjoyed another run at the 2008 Adelaide Cabaret Festival). 2007 saw Jonathan touring nationally as Peter Sellers in Ying Tong, and has recently completed another tour for the STC’s Wharf Revue.
As a writer, Jonathan writes for Fairfax’s Good Weekend magazine, Australian Wine Selector and is the author of two books: As it Were and The 700 Habits of Highly Ineffective people .