David Clarkson is the artistic director of Stalker Theatre originally founded in 1985 in New Zealand with Rob McClaren and Bruce Naylor and re-established in Sydney in 1988 with Emily McCormick and Rachael Swain. David has been directing and performing with the company for the duration of its existence. His roles include devising new events from the ground up, planning the production models, raising finance, working on storylines and building the collaborative artistic teams for each show, a process that involves developing a distinctive artistic approach to practice. David inspires and teaches at the same time as introducing challenging interventions into the field of theatre practice.
The Stalker Theatre Company website: https://www.stalker.com.au
In his interview, David discusses how he guides his teams through different kinds of performances and events.
The interview (pdf file)