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.
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)
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
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.)
VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL
CINEVIC. Society of Independent Film & Video