Writer | Director | Performer | Educator
David is a multidisciplinary artist whose work expands from small cultural projects and street performance to highly acclaimed theater, opera and circus arts productions around the world.
He graduated as a juggler and clown at the National Circus School in Montreal on 2009.
The same year he became a member of Compagnia Finzi Pasca, , an internationally renowned acrobatic theater company directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca.
When not on tour he writes and creates for his Montreal based company Cirque H,
As a creator, but as an educator aswell, his vision of circus is large,
He believes circus arts are a unique event, "the most inclusive show on earth"
where every other form of art is included
and serve to change people's minds of what is possible and what is not.
Circus is a way of thinking life.
Education, community, Art, spirituality, fitness, technology.
Circus is innovation.
CREATION & DIRECTION
Cirque H (2016-present) | Founder, co-director.
Circus collectif inspiring a positive impact through innovative circus arts experiences.
Ikigaï (Mexico 2018) | Writer, director, performer.
An inclusive event that combines fashion and circus to talk about identity and cultural diversity.
TISS Cabaret Métissé (Montreal 2018, 2019) | Co-writing, co-artistic director, Staging director, performer.
An interactive multidisciplinary and inter-cultural event performed with local artists to celebrate art and people in all their diversity.
The great family (Madrid and Mexico, 2017, Montreal 2018) | Writer, director, performer.
A fun and educational theatrical event that combines circus arts, comedy, and live music on stage.
Shows with Compagnia Finzi Pasca:
Donka - A letter to Chekhov (2010, 2018)
Per Te (2016)
Aida (lyric opera, 2011)
Pagliacci (lyric opera, 2011)
La Veritá (2013)
Sochi Paralympic Games - Opening Ceremony (2014)
Solist act - Cirque du soleil - 2015
Juggling act in the thematic “Le monde est fou” cirque du soleil Special event show, directed by Jean-Guy Legault.
Montreal period — 2002-2009
While he was at the professional school he works in and out for numerous performances and creations collaborating with Cirque du soleil and many diferent creators from circus, theater and dance, naming few of them: Howard Richard, Peter James, Rob Tannion , Johanne Madore, Silvain Lafortune, Veronica Melis, Estelle Clareton, Howard Richard, Alain Francoeur and Cirque du soleil events.
CIRCUS DEVELOPMENT & WORKSHOPS
Emetres (Mexico, Madrid, Montreal, 2018 to present) | Founder, co-director.
A network of artists collaborating in diverse cultural projects that focus on circus arts development and education.
La Bomba (Montreal, CA, 2019) | Clown Coaching
Research and creation project funded by Canada Council for the Arts.
Colmena Creativa (Mexico, 2018-2019) | Co-director of creation, artistic coach.
International creation program for emerging artists at Casa de Artes y Circo Contemporáneo A.C., Mexico City.
Design and implementation of a new methodology for the creation of circus acts.
Cabaret Colmena; Magma, Magnetism, Magnesium (Mexico, 2019) | Co-artistic director, Staging director.
Final presentations for graduates of the program, presented at the Spanish Cultural Center in Mexico City.
Alma - Circus Creation Lab (Mexico, 2018) | Teacher, director.
Investigative circus creation experience offered to stage artists. 1 hour final presentation.
The class in movement (2017-2019) | Research and development.
Clowning education project to provide creative tools for teachers in the classroom.
El ojo exterior (2018, 2019) | Artistic coach, teacher.
Technical and artistic advising offered to stage artists and companies.
Clown Research Workshop (2018) | Teacher.
Revealing and relevant exercises for the development of the modern clown.
Teatro de la caricia (2016-2018) | Teacher.
Cía Finzi Pasca theatrical workshop offered in Mexico, Italy and Brazil.