David is an award-winning director working on projects spanning Theatre, Film and Television. Over the years he has won and been nominated for a host of accolades.
A great deal of David’s television work is on Channel 4’s flagship show ‘Hollyoaks’, where he works both as a Director and ‘On-set Acting Coach’. As ‘On-set Acting Coach’ he works closely with the regular actors, developing scenes and shaping performances, which has led to nomination and award success at the likes of The Broadcast Awards, The British Soap Awards, The BAFTAs and the National Television Awards (NTAs).
David worked as ‘Associate Director’ at Leeds Playhouse on the UK Tour of ‘Beryl’ by Maxine Peake, picking up MTA nominations and a London transfer to the Rose Theatre. In addition to working with a variety of theatre producers and companies across the UK he notably worked as Associate Director of ‘Troublehouse Theatre’ Manchester.
David is an independent filmmaker and Director of ‘Steel Films’, where he has written and directed award winning short films and Web Series. He is currently working on a feature film due for release this year.
David’s vast experience in teaching ‘Acting for Camera’ has seen him work at some of the UK’s most prestigious Drama Schools and Universities where he also directs a variety of TV and Film projects alongside classical and contemporary plays.