Austin was born in NC and moved to New York City immediately after graduating college. He was a music major and pursued a career on Broadway! He has performed all over the world from Africa to Europe! His very first gig was singing with the famed group “The Platters”! That tour was all over Africa and Europe. After returning to the good ole USA, things started happening in the right direction. The goal is to get your union card “AEA” actors equity association! After receiving the union card, Austin was cast in “Showboat” of which took him back to Europe! Next show was a kids show playing arenas all alone the east coast called “Bugs Bunny Sports Spectacular”! “Cats” was next! He did two companies of that: National 3 & 4 for a total of seven years. It was hard to leave Cats, but Austin left and went to Canada to again do another production of “Showboat”, in fact Hal Prince was the director!! While in Showboat Austin bought a home in Sharon Springs and after watching the movie “Au Chocolate” starring Johnny Depp, he decided to become a chocolatier!! Sharon Springs needed a chocolate shop so he got certified and opened “Austintacious LLC! Since he is an actor or rather a singer/actor, he considered himself the singing chocolatier!!