David Filshie

Production Manager

Before coming to the UAE to work at SPAA, David was Head of Production at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

David studied a Diploma of Technical Production Arts at the Royal Scottish Academy for Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland.

Over the past 30 years, David has been Technical Production Manager for a diverse range and scale of productions across the United Kingdom, Australia and Asia. These productions have varied from musical theatre, drama, classical and contemporary music, to events, arts festivals, opera, dance, puppetry, exhibitions and site-specific shows. 

David is now very pleased to have the opportunity to join the team at Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA) to share his professional knowledge with a new generation of production arts students in the UAE.