DAVID WILLIAMS is a leading Australian theatre artist whose works open spaces for public conversation about political and social issues. He was the Curator of ATF2015, and his theatre works have won Helpmann, Green Room and Drovers’ Awards. David holds a PhD from UNSW, is an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney, and is the director of Alternative Facts Pty Ltd.
Over the past two decades he has crafted evocative performances from found materials such as interviews, archives, and transcripts of public inquiries. His recent works include QUIET FAITH, built around conversations with Australian Christians about religion and public life, GRACE UNDER PRESSURE (co-written with Paul Dwyer), based on interviews with doctors and nurses about hospital workplace cultures, and SMURF IN WANDERLAND, an autobiographical work about football fandom and geographic belonging. Current works in development include SMALLER, ONLY PLAYERS, SINCERE APOLOGIES and PUBLIC GOOD (Parts 1-4).