Ian is a proud Noongar man. A graduate from WAAPA, theatre credits include HART (She Said Theatre); Yellamundie Festival (Mooghalin Performing Arts/Sydney Festival), The Kid (MTC), Blak Cabaret (Malthouse Theatre); Laika and Wills (She Said Theatre/Melbourne Fringe); Flashblacks, Northwest of Nowhere (Ilbijerri Theatre Company). Film credits include Where are the Warriors (Wirrim Films) and Needle (Nexus 6). In 2015, HART was awarded three Melbourne Fringe awards, including Best Emerging Indigenous Artist. In 2016, he received the Best Emerging Artist award at Adelaide Fringe for HART, following a Weekly Award-winning season and nominated for a Green Room for Best Independent Production.