Howard trained at Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts and gained a 1:1 degree in Dance & Theatre Performance. He spent over 12 years as a performer in Musical Theatre. Credits include Chicago (West End) Tanz Der Vampire (Dir Roman Polanski) Crazy For You, Bert in Mary Poppins (West End Dir Matthew Bourne/Richard Eyre) Riff in West Side Story (50th Anniversary Production), Betty Blue Eyes (West End-Dance captain ) Oliver! ( West End Dir Rupert Goold/Matthew Bourne), Bob Crewe in Jersey Boys (West End).
Howard is a fully qualified teacher and was the head of Musical Theatre for the Foundation Degree course at Bird College, Head of Musical Theatre at Legat School of Dance, Drama Teacher at Hillview School Tonbridge.