Since graduating from the National Theatre School in 1998, Lucas has performed in many of the major theatres across Canada as well as touring internationally. He has created and performed in a number of new plays as a member of the Victoria-based independent theatre company TheatreSKAM, and he studied physical theatre and collaborative creation with The SITI Company in New York and Boca del Lupo Theatre in Vancouver. In 2007 he returned to Nelson to raise a family and form PilotcoPilot Theatre with a mandate to create work that is accessible, thought-provoking, and highly theatrical. He also performs as a post-modern Vaudeville duo, The Amazing and Impermeable Cromoli Brothers. He was named a Cultural Ambassador for Nelson in 2013.