Composer | Performer
Dave works as a composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer, sound designer and music producer. He trained as a percussionist at the Chopin Academy, Warsaw and in 2002 began a long-standing collaboration with Gecko, initially as a performer in the company’s first show Taylor’s Dummies and in The Overcoat. He composed and recorded original soundtracks for The Overcoat, Missing, Institute, The Time of Your Life, The Dreamer and The Wedding.
Other theatre includes several original live scores for the RSC including Troilus & Cressida (collaborating with Evelyn Glennie); the stage adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones and scores for National Theatre, Young Vic, HOME Manchester and Bristol Old Vic. Recent dance projects include scores and sound designs for The Roof and DeadClub (Requardt & Rosenberg) and The Mother (collaborating with Frank Moon) by Arthur Pita.
Dave co-founded the contemporary music collective Noszferatu and has recorded and toured extensively with many bands including numerous projects with singer-songwriter Gwyneth Herbert, co-producing her 2013 album The Sea Cabinet and five albums with Aqualung.
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