Walter Learning co-authored five plays and three TV scripts with renowned Canadian poet Alden Nowlan. Two of the plays, Frankenstein and The Incredible Murder of Cardinal Tosca, are published by Dramatic Publishing. Learning is the founding artistic director of Theatre New Brunswick. He was also artistic director of the Vancouver Playhouse and the Charlottetown Festival. Since 1999, he has worked as a freelance actor and director. He has acted and directed across Canada and in Australia and the USA.