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ABOUT DAVID

David is an award-winning director, production designer and writer. His work is consistently praised for its creativity, playfulness and dark originality.

Theatre credits as a director and/or designer include musicals, opera, children’s theatre and more recently, plays. His work has appeared in many festivals, including the Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something On Saturday program.

Between 2014 and 2015, David was an emerging artist with State Opera SA, directing and designing a string of workshops, as well as four one act operas. He has since directed and designed two new mainstage productions for this company – Die Fledermaus and The Magic Flute.

David is a co-founder of Six Foot Something Productions, directing and designing Picture Perfect (Adelaide Cabaret Festival), Next To Normal (co-production with The Factory), Elegies: A Song Cycle (co-production with SINGular Productions) and The Last Five Years.

Other credits include It’s A Dad Thing (SINGular Productions), Hansel and Gretel (The Elder Conservatorium) and the national touring production and New York concert versions of Amity Dry’s Mother Wife and the Complicated Life. He has also created, directed and designed a variety of children’s theatre performances for festivals and corporate clients.

As a performer, David’s credits include television (Y?, Nexus, Behind the News), as well as children’s theatre, musicals and opera.

CONTACT DAVID

email: [email protected]
mobile: 0419 808 466

RESUME

The Alphabet of Awesome Science (2019)Director, DesignerSix Foot Something Productions / Adelaide Fringe FestivalThe May Wirth, Gluttony
This Show is NOT Rubbish! (2019)Director, DesignerSix Foot Something Productions / Adelaide Fringe FestivalThe Parasol Lounge, Gluttony
Buckley: The Opera (2019)Director, Designer (set)Antony RansomeMemorial Hall, Rosebud
Die Fledermaus (2017)Director, Designer (set)State Opera SAHer Majesty’s Theatre
Seussical Jnr (2017)Director, Designer (set)Pelican ProductionsNorwood Concert Hall
Class of Cabaret (2016 to 2018)DirectorAdelaide Cabaret FestivalThe Space Theatre
Demons | Workshop (2017)Designer (set)Stone CastroAdelaide Festival Centre
Just Add Water (2014 to 2017)Director, Designer (set)That Science Gang / SA WaterVarious
The One He Loved | Workshop, New Work (2017)SINGular Productions
Saul (2017)Assistant DirectorA Glyndebourne Festival Opera Production / Adelaide FestivalThe Festival Theatre
Summer Showcase (2016)DirectorState Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Die Fledermaus (2016)Director, Designer (set)State Opera SA / The Elder ConservatoriumThe Opera Studio
Famous (2016)DirectorPopjam ProductionsNew Work / Workshop
The Country (2016)Designer (set)Stone Castro (Adelaide Festival)The Opera Studio
The Magic Flute (2016)Director, Designer (set / costumes)State Opera SAThe Masonic Hall
Just Add Water (2014 to 2016)Director, Designer (set)That Science Gang / SA WaterVarious
The Mikado (2016)Designer (set / costumes)Co-Opera / G&S SANational Tour (Australia)
Bastien und Bastienne (2015)Director, Designer (set / costumes)State Opera SAThe Opera Studio
La Chanson de Fortunio (2015)Director, Designer (set / costumes)State Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life (2015)Director, Designer (set)Popjam ProductionsNational Tour (SA, VIC, NSW, QLD, ACT)
Maestro Series 2 | Passion (2015)DirectorAdelaide Youth Orchestras / State Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Bluebeard's Castle (2015)Director, Designer (set / costumes)State Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Il Segreto di Susanna (2015)Director, Designer (set / costumes)State Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Summer Showcase (2014)DirectorState Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Hansel and Gretel (2014)Director, Designer (set / costumes)The Elder ConservatoriumElder Hall
Winter Showcase (2014)DirectorState Opera SAThe Opera Studio
Picture Perfect (2014)Director, Designer (set)Six Foot Something Productions / Adelaide Cabaret FestivalFestival Theatre Banquet Room
The Block to Broadway... And Beyond (2014)DirectorPopjam Productions / Adelaide Cabaret FestivalFestival Theatre Artspace
La Traviata (2014)Assistant DirectorState Opera SAThe Festival Theatre
Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life – Concert Version (2014)DirectorPopjam Productions54 Below (New York)
Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium, United Nations
Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life (2013)Director, Designer (set)Popjam ProductionsStar Theatres (Adelaide)
Chapel Off Chapel (Melbourne)
Karralyka Centre (Melbourne)
Seymour Centre (Sydney)
Next to Normal (2012)Director, Designer (set)Six Foot Something Productions / The FactoryThe Opera Studio
The Magic Flute (2012)Designer (set / costumes)The Elder ConservatoriumThe Scott Theatre
It's A Dad Thing (2010)Director, Designer (set)SINGular ProductionsThe Opera Studio
Into The Woods (2010)Designer (set / costumes)The Elder ConservatoriumAC Arts Theatre
Die Fliegende Hollander (2009)Assistant DirectorState Opera SAThe Festival Theatre
Elegies: A Song Cycle (2008)Director, Designer (set)Six Foot Something Productions / SINGularThe Opera Studio
The Last Five Years (2007)Director, Designer (set)Six Foot Something Productions / OOTSThe Little Theatre + tour
Rock Chick & Science Geek in... (2006 to 2013)Director, Designer (set)Science RocksVarious Theatres

UPCOMING

The One He Loved | New WorkDirector, DesignerSINGular Productions