DAVID HIRST (SAMUELS - Equity/Spotlight)
Freelance Director, Actor, Singer & Performing Arts Tutor. I have been in performing arts for over 25 years and studied Performing Arts and Acting at Huddersfield and at the Actors Lab in Manchester. Also, I gained a BA (Hons) Degree in Community Education and a Diploma in Youth & Community Work in 1999. Over the past 12 years I have set up various theatre companies and murder mystery troupes and been actively directing professional plays and comedy shows in the North of England. As well as working in theatre I 'cut my teeth' performing as a singer in clubland as a solo performer and in various bands and duos. I have a passion for musical theatre and comedy and have acting & directing credits in these areas and in horror films. As a professionally qualified & experienced youth educator and drama tutor I have worked with 100's of adults and children aged 6 years and upwards and hold a current clear enhanced DBS check.