INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY
David's most enduring collaboration has been with INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY as their Composer, Musical Director and Musician since 2004. Shows include KRISHNAN'S DAIRY, THE CANDLESTICKMAKER, KISS THE FISH, GURU OF CHAI,
THE ELEPHANT THIEF, THE DENTIST'S CHAIR, WELCOME TO THE MURDERHOUSE and PARADISE AND THE IMPERMANENCE OF ICE CREAM .
For his theatre composition he has twice won the CHAPMAN TRIPP THEATRE AWARD (2010 and 2014) for
"Most Outstanding Composer."
"MARVELLOUSLY GRITTY SONGS"
– Dominion Post
"SPLENDIDLY CREEPY SONGS"
– The Listener
"THE QUINTESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF WARD'S APPEALING SONGS AND
PUNCTUATING SOUNDSCAPE CANNOT BE UNDERSTATED."
"THE SOUND AND MUSICAL LANDSCAPES FURNISH THE PLAY WITH FEELINGS
THAT TRANSCEND LANGUAGE OR CULTURE"
- Waikato times
"EXCELLENT MUSIC...EACH SLOW TWANG OF HIS GUITAR RESONATES WITH AN INESCAPABLE LONELINESS"
- Today (Singapore).