Craig started performing professionally in The Rocky Horror Show in South Africa in 1992. A year later he did some film work with Robert Mitchum and Bo Derek in a movie called Woman of Desire and an international television series called Tropical Heat. Craig returned to The Rocky Horror Show to play Brad Majors after performing the cabaret Hooray for Hollywood. He played the role of Buddy in The Buddy Holly Story and Claude in Hair in South Africa before going to the UK to play Buddy in the West End. Craig recorded The South African and London recordings of the show and played the part for two years in London before playing Nick Piazza in the UK tour of Fame.
He played Prince Charming in Wimbledon’s Cinderella and the title role in Dick Whittington before becoming the first person to play the role of The Fonz on stage in the musical Happy Days under the direction of Henry Winkler.
He performed with Cliff Richard at the London Palladium and for Paul McCartney at The Buddy Holly Week. He then returned to South Africa to perform in the musical comedy I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change. Craig has received a Vita Award and a Dalro Award for his work in South Africa and a Green Room Award in Australia for his portrayal of Buddy Holly. This is a role he has played in Denmark, Spain, France and Singapore.
He played Rooster in Annie at the Civic theatre in South Africa and played Danny Zuko in the biggest stadium production of Grease ever staged, under the direction of David Gilmore, before heading back to the UK to play the role of Danny throughout the U.K. and on London’s West End. He starred in Contact at the Queen’s Theatre for which he received an Olivier Award nomination. He has also played Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Shaftesbury Theatre, (a role he will be reprising at the Civic Theatre in South Africa early 2007), and Fred/Petruchio in the Number One Tour Kiss Me Kate.
Since returning home, in July, Craig has starred in several adverts and corporate functions and can be seen on television in the new series “Shado’s”. Craig begins filming for Isidingo shortly!!! It’s good to be back!!!