Norman works in theatre, film, and visual arts. Plays he has written include Pu-Erh, Oolong, Theory, and Lichtenstein's an 8: A New Formula to Quantify Artistic Quality. Pu-Erh premiered in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto and was nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore Awards, including Outstanding New Play. Pu-Erh was a finalist for the 2009 Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition, receiving an Honourable Mention. He was a member of Canadian Stage's BASH! artist development program and fu-GEN's Kitchen Playwrights Unit. He is a member of the 2011 Tapestry New Opera Composer-Librettist Laboratory. He is featured in the book Voices Rising: Asian Canadian Cultural Activism by Xiaoping Li.

As an actor, Norman's recent film and television credits include a supporting role in Resident Evil: Afterlife (Sony/Screen Gems), a series regular role in Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (SPACE/CTV), and a role in Rookie Blue (ABC/Global). His theatre credits include lead roles in Jasmine (SummerWorks/Factory Theatre), Pu-Erh (SummerWorks/Theatre Passe Muraille), Fugitives (A Western Theatre Conspiracy), Exit the Dragon (VACT/Firehall Arts Centre), Filthy Rich (Firehall Arts Centre), and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Gateway Theatre). He is a member of ACTRA and Equity.

Films he has written and directed include Marnie Love, Hello Faye, and Light 01, which have screened at international film festivals, on Movieola Channel, Mini Movie International Channel (Europe), and on Air Canada. He was Second Unit Director on The Tracey Fragments, a feature film directed by Bruce McDonald. He is currently writing Anne Darling, Rowds, Scabs, and Margaret Loses Her Daughter.

He has painted in public and not-so-public spaces since 1993. His graffiti and urban art can be found under bridges, on freight trains, behind warehouses, in transit tunnels, and on living room walls, from New York City to Brisbane. He has exhibited his work in such venues as Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Art Gallery of Mississauga, Board of Directors (Toronto), and curcioprojects (New York City). His painting and illustration clients include LVMH, Bruce Mau Design, National Film Board of Canada, MTV, CBC, and many more. He was featured on CBC Radio 3's "MAKE: Next Generation Canadian Creators", CBC's ZeD TV, MuchMusic, MTV, and in numerous publications and documentaries.

Norman has lectured at Central Technical School (Toronto) about urban art, at Lord Byng Secondary School (Vancouver) about a career in the arts, spoken at The Humanitas Festival (Toronto) about responsible casting of minorities in media, and received a Toronto Clean and Beautiful City Appreciation Award for his mural work. He was a playwriting mentor for the 2011 Paprika Festival (Toronto). He and Morgan Rhys Tams co-founded Public Radio and Camera Assembly to produce work in film and other media.

He holds a BFA in Theatre/Acting from University of British Columbia and a BFA (Honours) in Film Studies from Ryerson University. He was born in Guangzhou, China.

Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council
Toronto Arts Council
Dora Mavor Moore Award -- Nominee for Outstanding New Play (Pu-Erh)
Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition -- Finalist (Pu-Erh)
SummerWorks/National Theatre School Award for Set Design (Theory, Camellia Koo)
Norman Jewison Filmmaker Award
Jack Kuper Award for Filmmaking
Kodak Film Grant
William F. White Grant
Jury Honourable Mention -- Vancouver Asian Film Festival (Marnie Love)
Technicolor Cinematography Award (Marnie Love, Sarah Kolasky)
Toronto Clean and Beautiful City Appreciation Award
Gold Medal in Vancouver City Championships for wrestling, 38kg (1991)