Bio & Credits.

BIO

Born in London, U.K., David has worked in theatre, film, and music as an actor, director, and writer. Relocating to Canada in the seventies he trained and was a contract performer with the Actor’s Workshop in Vancouver. Moving to Victoria in 1980, he established, owned and operated the Screen Actor’s Studio in Victoria B.C. 1985 – 2015. A founding and board member for both, CineVic, the Society for Independent Filmmakers and the Victoria Film Festival. Self published two books. ‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’, (Modern fables and tall tales) and, ‘Picasso On A Napkin’, a collection of lyric poems, songs and raps. A writer of stage and screenplays and also an award winning lyricist. His third book ‘The Occasional Assassin’ (A love story), is about to be published.

April 2022.

Credits Include

Plays

See listing under www.playwrightersguild.ca

Published Books

‘The Teleporter’s Handbook’. Modern Fables and Tall Tales.
‘Picasso On A Napkin’, Lyric poems, Songs, Raps and Chants.
‘The Occasional Assassin’. (A love story).

Writer/Director*

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.

Screenplays

‘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)

Affiliations

SOCAN. (Society of composers, authors & music publishers).
PGC. www.playwrightersguild.ca
VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL
CINEVIC. Society of Independent Film & Video.
ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS. (Member)
T.W.U.C. The Writer’s Union of Canada.

Website: http://www.stagewords.com/