John Millard has composed and music directed for Theatre Columbus, Kensington Carnival, National Film Board, Volcano Theatre, National Arts Centre, Alberta Theatre Productions, Caravan Farm Theatre, Shaw Festival and many other Canadian cultural organizations. He has toured Canada and Europe with his bands The Polka Dogs and John Millard & Happy Day. Featured performances include WOMAD, New Music Across America, Festival D’ete in Quebec City, Mariposa and Vancouver Folk Music Festivals. John teaches at Humber College and recently completed a residency at Banff Centre for the Arts. The Polka Dogs continue to perform. The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw for Caravan Farm Theatre this summer played to sold out houses.