David James Hulston

David’s recent work has included Associate Director on Nativity the Musical for it’s three years of touring, including runs in London at the Hammersmith Apollo. He also worked as assistant to the creator and director Debbie Isitt on the movie Nativity Rocks. Prior to that he was the Resident Director on the UK tour of Sister Act starring Alexandra Burke and Associate Director on the UK tour of Son of a Preacher Man.

He was Associate Choreographer on the 2016 revival  of Kiss Me Kate with Welsh National Opera, having been part of the original creative team on the same production with Opera North in 2015. David worked as Movement Director alongside James Branning to create the West Yorkshire Playhouse production of Into the Woods with the chorus of Opera North.

David was Assistant Choreographer on the original creative team on Opera North's successful production of Carousel, and also the Revival Choreographer when the show played in London at the Barbican and in Paris at the Théâtre du Châtelet. He also took on the role of Resident Director in Paris and then at Opera North when the production returned to the company almost two years later.

Other works include: Assistant Director/ Choreographer on the 2014 UK tour of Fiddler on the Roof; Assistant Director/ Choreographer on The Witches of Eastwick (Watermill Theatre); Assistant Director on Strictly Confidential (UK tour), written and directed by Craig Revel Horwood; Director and Choreographer on the production of Stiles & Drewe's Just So (Petersfield Youth Theatre); Choreographer on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at The Swan, High Wycombe; Revival Choreographer on the play A Round-Heeled Woman in the West End, staring Sharon Gless; Assistant Director/ Choreographer on the UK tour of Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood.

He also assisted Craig on the operetta  Der Ker Handel at the Bregenz Festival in Germany and on Opera North's production of Paradise Moscow. David worked as Movement/ Fight Director, alongside director Joanna Davis, on creating a new production of Don Giovanni in The Netherlands.