Growing up in the small country Victorian town of Axedale, Pat is a country boy at heart. Graduating from the University of Ballarat Arts Academy in 2009 (BA acting) Pat performed in Ben Jonson's The Devil is an Ass (Sir Paul and Lady Eitherside) directed by visiting RSC affiliated London director Brian Woolland, Kim Durban's adaptation of Kerry Greenwood's novel Murder on the Ballarat Train (Lindsay Herbert), and Prometheus Unbound (Prometheus) directed by David Wicks. Also during his time studying Pat co-wrote/produced a pantomime adaptation of The Magic Pudding (Bill Barnacle) and performed in Happy Darwin Day a pantomime at Sovereign Hill Ballarat. Since leaving the Arts Academy Pat has become a permanent company member of Eagle's Nest Theatre and has appeared in their productions of Romeo & Juliet (Benvolio) and M. The Scottish Play (Banquo), and pantomime at the National Sports Museum. Pat has also appeared in a number of short films and a TAC TVC. Pat is also a member of the Underground Cinema acting troupe.