David Morton

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David Morton is currently a PhD candidate at QUT having completed a Bachelor of Creative Industries (Drama) with First Class Honours. His research area focuses on contemporary puppet theatre and transcendental illusion for adult audiences. As director and designer his theatre credits include The Timely Death of Victor Blott presented by Dead Puppet Society and Metro Arts, The Harbinger presented by Dead Puppet Society and La Boite, and little grey wolf presented by Dead Puppet Society, Brisbane Festival’s Under the Radar and Strut and Fret. In addition to this, he has also designed and created puppets for the Woodford Folk Festival, Backbone Youth Arts, Brisbane City Council, The Valley Fiesta and QPAC’s Out of the Box Festival. David also teaches at QUT in contemporary performance theory and has conducted workshops and residencies in numerous secondary schools and for a variety of education based organisations including KITE, ArtPlay and Drama Queensland. David is a founding member of the Dead Puppet Society.

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