About David Shopland

David Shopland graduated from Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance with First Class Honours in 2011 and has been working professionally as a producer and director for over a decade; having founded two successful companies and worked in the UK, USA, Paris and China. David has produced successful productions in a variety of theatres in London, including Ovalhouse, The Space, The Leicester Square Theatre, and Riverside Studios. As Artistic Director of immersive company Fake Escape, he has produced many successful site specific new writing festivals in the South West of England.

Outside of professional theatre production, David also acts as Projects Producer for DreamArts; a multi-award winning youth arts charity where he works closely with award winning companies such as Les Enfants Terribles and high profile patrons like Russell Brand. 

David is also a writer and, with his writing partner Callum Hughes, has seen 6 plays and 8 musicals produced professionally since 2009, including venues such as The Downstage Theatre in Texas, The Lunchbox Theatre in Aberdeen and The National Theatre of Beijing in China. Shopland & Hughes's musical 'Living Out Loud' was live-streamed to over 250,000 people in 2018. They have also written pop songs for former Only Men Aloud vocalist Ross Leadbeater and were commissioned to write the official anthem for the 2017 BRICS conference.

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