David grew up in rural Sussex and has spent his career working in theatre. He is a producer who has been involved in some of the most talked about productions of the last decade: Artichoke’s The Sultan’s Elephant, Punchdrunk’s The Masque of the Red Death, and The Passion for National Theatre of Wales and WildWorks.
From 2007 – 2012, David was Artistic Director of Battersea Arts Centre in south London. Since then he has worked with theatre artists, companies, and festivals to develop and present new work for the stage. He’s the co-founder of 64 Million Artists – a campaign to unlock the creative potential of everyone in the UK.
David’s debut novel, The Winter Son, is currently on submission in the UK.
David Micklem is represented by Robert Caskie at Caskie Mushens Ltd.