Martin has enjoyed a phenomenal musical theatre career. He created the role of ‘Steve Blauner’ in Simon Phillips’ critically acclaimed Dream Lover. He starred in the Dean Bryant directed Sweet Charity, receiving generous praise for his performances as ‘Charlie’, ‘Oscar’ and ‘Vittorio’. Martin’s other productions include Assassins, The Fantasticks, A Girl with Sun In Her Eyes, The Front, Sondheim On Sondheim, Animal/People, Hipbone Sticking Out, Doctor Zhivago, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, Chess, Hair, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Aspects of Love, Oh! What a Night, “8” The Play, The Man From Snowy River Arena Spectacular and West Side Story. Martin played the role of ‘Marius’ in Les Misérables, in Asia, South Africa and London’s West End. His work in the UK includes The Woman in White, Pal Joey, The Rink and Merry Wives the Musical.
Martin’s feature film credits include Patrick, Resident Evil, and DOA: Dead or Alive. This year will see the release of the Nadi Sha written and directed feature film Everything in Between in which Martin appears as the lovable rogue, ‘Dave Knight’. Television appearances include A Place To Call Home, Crownies, Dream Team as lead ‘Luis Amor Rodriguez’, Casualty, Heartbeat, Mile High, Bad Girls, and The Grand. He appeared in the US the telemovie Scarlett and Italian telemovie Rita da Cascia.
Martin has received numerous award nominations and wins. For Doctor Zhivago he won a Sydney Theatre Award, A Glug Award and a nomination for a Helpmann Award. He won a Green Room Award for Hair and Sweet Charity and a nomination for The Man From Snowy River Arena Spectacular. He received Helpmann Award nominations for Oh! What a Night, and Dream Lover, a What’s Onstage Award nomination for The Woman in White and a Green Room Award nomination for Chess. He received Helpmann, Sydney Theatre, and Glug Award nominations for his performance in Sweet Charity.