As a native of Philadelphia, Wayne started out with the Mermaid Mummers Theater Troupe in Philly. This experience culminated with his being a lifelong performer, in over 40-50 regional theater productions which include mostly acting, but also singing, dancing, directing, producing, set design, stage managing, playbill design, writer, Board of Directors, Director of Youth Activities and also owner of a theater company. Some of his more memorable performances are as the Tin Man in The Wizard of OZ, and many murder mystery dinner theater shows. He also received Volunteer of the Year and Actor of the Year awards. Lately, Wayne has participated in films, including Mold, Waltz Out Of Time, Spoon River Anthology, Out of Touch, Trailer Trash, and Devils Playground, among others.