Dave's wide range as a director has him working on everything from large-scale musical theatre to scrappy independent shows and everything in between. His experience as an acting and movement instructor for over 20 years gives him the ability to work with diverse companies from University students to professionals and his work is known to be visually stunning and emotionally deep. He is the recipient of three Sterling Awards for Outstanding Director (Fatboy, Burning Bluebeard, Stupid Fucking Bird) and as Artistic Director of Edmonton Actors Theatre his productions have won numerous awards for Production, Acting, Design and Playwrighting. Recent directing work: Footloose, Curtains (MacEwan University), Going, Going, Gone!, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (Teatro La Quindicina) We're Not Afraid (Rapid Fire Theatre / Citadel), A Few Good Men (Keyano Theatre), Stupid Fucking Bird, Fatboy, The Wasteland, Bomb-itty of Errors (Edmonton Actors Theatre), Sartre’s Shorts, Act Without Words (Surreal SoReal Theatre). He has directed Citadel Theatre Young Company Productions of Measures: The Musical, The Inspector General and Cloud Nine. He is also the Artistic Director of Edmonton Actors Theatre that produced Burning Bluebeard in December 2015 as part of Theatre Network's Indie Series and was remounted in December 2016 and 2017.