David is an award-winning stage director. His recent production, Tonight with Donny Stixx by Philip Ridley at the Edinburgh Fringe, won The Stage Best Solo performance award. Prior to that he directed another Philip Ridley new play Radiant Vermin, which enjoyed a sell-out run at the Soho Theatre (The Stage described it as ‘masterfully directed'), and Alice Birch’s Little Light at the Orange Tree Theatre. David has successfully staged new work from writers including Critics Circle Award winner Barney Norris, multi-award winner Timberlake Wertenbaker and Harold Pinter Playwrights Award winner Anders Lustgarten. He picked up a Fringe First award for Dark Vanilla Jungle 2013, and was nominated for Off West End awards for Best Director in both 2011 and 2014. He was also nominated for the Evening Standard Outstanding Newcomer Award 2011. David is currently the Associate Director at Southwark Playhouse, a Programming Advisor for Tristan Bates Theatre, and serves on the board of Stage Directors UK.