David Furlong is a versatile stage, screen and street performer. He has acted extensively over a 20 years career in France and London, in plays, independent films, one blockbuster, and a lot of street theatre and devised pieces. David is Mauritian-born, a bilingual French-English actor, trained in Paris National Theatre of Chaillot, he also established Exchange Theatre in London in 2006 as artistic director for which he directed many plays.
As an actor, In London, he took part in many productions including ‘LOVE’S LABOURS LOST’, ‘THE ROVER’, ‘RED OLEANDER’. For Exchange Theatre, he was “Orestes” in JP Sartre’s ‘THE FLIES’, “Philippe” in ‘A FAMILY AFFAIR’, “Sganarelle” in ‘DOM JUAN’, “Alceste” in ‘MISANTHROPE’, and “Macbeth” in ‘MACBETH’. He’s worked as Young Vic Jerwood director in 2021, he directed ‘TEMPESTS’ about invisibilized mixed identities as part of FIVE PLAYS 2021. He’s also an experienced deviser exploring in particular the decolonization of representations. (Noor, The Great Experiment with Border Crossings, The Cat in Reboots). He’s also “race & allyship” trainer for Maya productions with Tonic theatre and co-founder of Migrants in Theatre.