Aaron-David, a native of Shepparton, holds both a Certificate IV and Diploma of Graphic Design attained from Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE during 2011 and 2012.

Having created logos, publications and flyer/poster designs for Shepparton Theatre Arts Group (STAG), SheppARTon Festival, Georgy Awards, OUTintheOPEN Festival, Marlboro Park Estate, FamilyCare and Diversity Project, Aaron-David decided to attain a formal qualification in the graphic design field.

Work experience includes Printworks, Prominent Group, Rodney Printers, GV Printing Services Mooroopna and Ivy Street Advertising and Design (Geelong).

Skills:

  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML Coding
  • Photography

Awards/Recognition in both the Design field and the Theatre world:

  • 1996 Junior Georgy Award Winner for Best Junior Performer (Mr Dracula in BATS)
  • 1998 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Nomination for Best Junior Performer (Sherrif of Nottingham in Robin Hood)
  • 1999 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Award Winner - Jr. Production of the Year - Jim Henson's Labyrinth (Co-Director)
  • 2000 Georgy Award Certificate of Excellence (Liver Lips Louie in Guys & Dolls)
  • 2001 Georgy Award Winner for Best Supporting Performance in a Play (Norman in Ladies' Night)
  • 2001 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Commendation for Best Supporting Male (Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof)
  • 2002 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Commendation for Concept Design (One Hit Wonders)
  • 2003 Victorian Drama League Award Nomination for Best Performance in a Minor Role (Ted in It's My Party And I'll Die If I Want To)
  • 2004 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Commendation for Concept Design (AussieRock)
  • 2005 Georgy Award Winner for Best Performance in a Play (Dale Kerrigan in The Castle)
  • 2006 Georgy Award Nomination for Best Male in a Musical (Moonface Martin in Anything Goes)
  • 2006 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Nomination for Best Concert Performance (Sing Me A Story)
  • 2008 Georgy Award Nomination for Best Support Male in a Musical (Mr Sowerberry in Oliver!)
  • 2008 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Award Winner for Valued Contribution to Musical Theatre
  • 2012 GOTAFE Student of the Year (joint winner)
  • 2012 Bainz Design Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design
  • 2012 Design, Art, Sport and Recreation Outstanding Student of the Year
  • 2012 Top 50 Australian Groovin' the Moo T-Shirt Design Competition
  • 2015 Georgy Award for Excellence in Artistic Design (Direction and Staging - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change)
  • 2015 Georgy Award for Best Musical (Director - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change)
  • 2015 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Award Nomination for Direction (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change)
  • 2015 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Award Winner - Concert/Revue Performance - I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - (Director)
  • 2015 Victorian Music Theatre Guild Commendation for Design (Program Design - Forty & Fabulous)
  • 2015 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards - Bronze Award - Festivals & Events (As part of the Shepparton Festival Team)
  • 2016 Ted Malloy Award for Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Theatre