About Me



David has worked in theatre, film, and music as an actor, director, and writer.Trained and performed as an actor through the mid-seventies as a contract player with the Actor’s Workshop in Vancouver. Established, owned and operated the Screen Actor’s Studio in Victoria B.C. 1985 – 2015. He is interested in developing readings, plays, film/ video and musical projects. A founding member of both CineVic, the Society for Independent Filmmakers and the Victoria Film Festival. Currently he is  in pre-production for staging of his original plays. Also, promoting ‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’. And his most recent work, ‘Picasso On A Napkin’, a book of lyric poems, songs, raps and chants.


See plays written under PLAYS.
‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’. Modern fables and short stories.
‘Picasso On A Napkin’, Lyric poems, songs, raps and chants.

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

* The Frozen Honeymoon (scheduled for Fall 2019)
Moving Day (based on the music of Erik Satie),
(Workshop musical: Victoria Fringe Festiva).
Dinner with Nigel. Comedy for 3 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.

Alma (Alma Rattenbury – feature length)
Postcards From Amor – Episodic on Amor de Cosmos
Rebeccah’s Revenge.

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

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 (B.C. M.A. Song of the Year.)
Commercials (Numerous –Incl. Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, Denver Airlines, White Spot. Laura Secord, etc.)

Website:  http://www.stagewords.com/
Affiliations SOCAN
PGC. www.playwrightersguild.ca
CINEVIC. Society of Independent Film & Video


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