David Ball Productions is an independent producer and general manager of theatre and bespoke live entertainment in the United Kingdom and on the international stage.
The company was founded by David Ball in order to lead the creative development and production of high-quality commercial theatre.
With a knowledge of theatre that spans more than two decades and roles both on and off stage, David has a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the industry.
David made the move into production in 2006, having been awarded the prestigious Stage One bursary and internship for new producers. This led to invaluable experience working with Sonia Friedman Productions and later Act Productions.
Following his internship, David was made Associate Producer of Act Productions, during which time he commissioned a new adaptation of Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw (Almeida Theatre). In 2012, David left Act Productions to set up his own company.
For David Ball Productions, David has produced Yes Prime Minister by Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn (Theatre Clwyd), The Clockmaker’s Daughter – In Concert (Cadogan Hall / West End Wilma Award nominee), The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Studio Album, The Sound of Music (International Tour), Tommy – In Concert (West End), Richard Harris’ Stepping Out (Jack Studio Theatre), Misterman (New Wimbledon Theatre / Jack Studio Theatre), On The Piste by John Godber (Jack Studio Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest (Jack Studio Theatre / 3 Off West End Award nominations ), A Woman Alone by Dario Fo (New Wimbledon Studio Theatre), West End and Broadway (UK tour), The Best of the West End with Miranda Sings (Leicester Square Theatre), Stepping Out (Union Theatre).
As General Manager, David has worked on The Killing of Sister George (West End), A British Subject (West End), Baggage (West End) and The Sound of Music (International Tour).
David Ball Productions is committed to developing new projects and to the development of new writing. Workshop productions include Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, Munich by Ron Elisha and Address Unknown by Katherine Taylor.
Award nominations – The Importance of Being Earnest ( 3 x off west end award nominations for best actor and best actor in a supporting role), The Clockmaker’s Daughter – in Concert (West End Wilma Award nomination for Best solo / cabaret performance).
In 2017 David formed David Ball Management to represent actors and creatives alongside the production company. While maintaining a small list the company has expanded dramatically and is already placed as a respected agency within the Theatre, Tv and Film industry. In 2021 David won the London and South East Prestige Award for Actor Management of the Year.