Geoff’s performance career is as varied as the rest of his life.

After his start as a stunt person for the U.S. TV series Xera, Warrior Princes and Hercules, Geoff studied at New Zealand’s National Academy of Singing & Dramatic Art, graduating in 1996.

He quickly became a regular on NZ TV shows Shortland Street, Street Legal, Jacksons Wharf and appeared in the film Perfect Strangers. Geoff also appeared in numerous theatre roles, notably including Bill Cracker in Happy End, Montano in Othello, Harrison Howell in Kiss me Kate, the Beast in Beauty and the Beast, and Curly King in West.

In 2002 Geoff secured a position with the Canterbury Opera Chorus, performing in Turandot, Norma, and Lakmé, before moving onto name roles and eventually moving to Sydney in 2010.

Some highlights of Geoff's career:

  • Performing with internationally renowned Soprano Yvonne Kenny at Sydney Town Hall
  • Joining singers in a concert at St Andrews Cathedral to raise money for the Christchurch earthquake aid fund
  • Winning 1st place in New Zealand’s Nelson Aria Competition
  • Performing at the Auckland Mayoress Charity Ball where $160,000 was raised for youth services.

In addition to his continuing stage career, Geoff has incorporated performance into his incredible keynotes as a professional speaker.

His signature keynote "Transformation Highway" tells the story of his journey on a road less travelled, from troubled youth to criminal bikie gang member to his performance and speaking career. 

Geoff's larger-than-life stage presence, authentic and vulnerable delivery, and compelling narrative connects deeply with audiences. His stunning vocal performance makes for an unforgettable conference experience that will stick with your audience long after they've left the room.

Find out more about Geoff's speaking 

Geoff Knight sings "Grenada"