David Gilbert

David Gilbert is a director and theatre maker from Zimbabwe who’s worked with the top leading theatre’s in London over the past 7 years. David has worked on projects and shows with Kiln Theatre, National Theatre, Young Vic, Unicorn, Almeida, Halfmoon, Oval House and Trafalgar Studios. He is a recipient of the 3 Month Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme at Cambridge Junction; working on a range of productions by companies including Unit, New International Encounter and Dancing Brick. In 2018 & 2019 David directed shows in Brighton & Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. In 2019 David took Young Vic’s Parallel production of The Convert to Zimbabwe. Recently, working with Talawa Theatre as an assistant producer for their New Work department; David directed their 3rd short film. As part of their series called ”Tales From The Front Line” about profiling black key workers during the pandemic.