David Bond

Dave Bond studied Theatre and Dramatic Studies at The University of Warwick. Dave’s first professional job was as an assistant to Peter Cheeseman at The New Victoria Theatre, North Staffordshire before forming his own touring company – Vox Theatre – based in Manchester.

Dave then worked as an actor and director for ten years, working at theatres such as The Bristol Old Vic, The West Yorkshire Playhouse, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and The Gate Theatre, London. In Wales he has directed for The Sherman and Torch Theatres.

In 1994 Dave became a lecturer in acting at RWCMD, becoming head of the programme two years later. Since then he has directed over thirty productions, together with working as a visiting director at The National Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, The National Drama School in India and most recently Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.