Bio & Credits.


David has worked in theatre, film, and music as an actor, director, and writer.  Through the mid-seventies he trained and was a contract performer with the Actor’s Workshop in Vancouver. Established, owned and operated the Screen Actor’s Studio in Victoria B.C. 1985 – 2015. Ongoing, is a founding member of both CineVic, the Society for Independent Filmmakers and the Victoria Film Festival.  As a writer, interested in developing stories for film/ video, theatre and musical projects. Recently, promoting, ‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’, a book of modern fables and tall tales. His latest book,  ‘Picasso On A Napkin. is a collection of lyric poems, songs, raps and chants,  Currently (2020) is seeking to develop production of  his screenplays, stage plays, stories and musical projects .

Credits Include


See listing under

Published Books

‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’. Modern Fables and Tall Tales.
‘Picasso On A Napkin’, Lyric poems, Songs, Raps and Chants.


The Frozen Honeymoon Comedy for two actors.
* Moving Day (based on the music of Erik Satie),
(Workshop musical: Victoria Fringe Festiva).
Dinner with Nigel. Comedy for three actors.
Dir. Gorilla Love – 24 Hour Play Project (2007)

Film (Writer/Director)

Creekside – Writer, Script and Lyrics. Dir. Wayne Sterloff
Cravings – T.V. Writer/Dir. Broadcast Ch 11
The Weatherman – Writer. Dir. Arthur Rabin
Fortune Bay – Ind. Writer/Dir.
Two Tickets to Cairo – Ind. Writer/Dir.


‘Lozanne’. The (Alma Rattenbury story – feature length)
Postcards From Amor – Episodic on Amor de Cosmos
Rebeccah’s Revenge. – A Murderous Comedy (Short film /  Episodic)

Actor (Film)

Buzz Wray and His Telephone (Lead: Weiner. Dir. Wayne Sterloff).
Patman (James Coburn).

Actor (Stage)

A Day in the Life (lead) – (Dir. Mallie Bowman)
I’ll Get My Man – Phillip King (Metro Vancouver)
Roll Call Record – Actors Studio (Vancouver)

Music (Writer/Lyrics)

One Step At A Time. (Michael Buble. First Dance E.P.)
Amelia Earhart (B.T.O. Rock n’ Roll Nights)
Jimmy Pattison Group Trade Show (Lyrics for 24 companies)
Between a Rock and a Heartache – Lee Greenwood
Ordinary People Bootleg Band (Winner B.C.M.A. Song of the Year.)
Commercials (Incl. Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, Denver Airlines, White Spot. Laura Secord, plus)


SOCAN. (Society of composers, authors & music publishers).
CINEVIC. Society of Independent Film & Video.
T.W.U.C. The Writer’s Union of Canada.