A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, David is an incredibly versatile and engaging performer.

David Ouch (He/him) is a proud Cambodian performer, originally from Logan, Queensland. He trained at the Australian Dance Performance Institute and the Queensland University of Technology, culminating in his graduation from Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre).

After graduating, David made his professional debut in The Production Company’s, Showboat. In 2015, David joined the cast of Opera Australia’s Anything Goes at the Sydney Opera House, in the role of Luke.

In 2017, He played a starring role as Thuy/Engineer Cover in Packemin’s Production of Miss Saigon. The following year David was featured in the world premiere of Muriel’s Wedding – The Musical with Sydney Theatre Company/ Global Creatures. As well as their Australian Tour in 2019. He was also apart of the original cast recording, which was nominated for an ARIA award (Best original Soundtrack/ Show album).

In 2020, David was cast as the “Fakir” in The Secret Garden, for their 25th anniversary tour (Opera Australia/Gordon Frost Organisation).

He is currently performing in the original Australian company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, as Ensemble/ Pierre and understudy Baby Doll (Global Creatures).

A Promised Land is David’s first self devised theatre/ musical work. The show recounts the story of how his family survived the Cambodian Civil War and found salvation in a promised land called Australia. A story of survival, strength, and sacrifice. He is grateful the work has had a few developments: Riverside Theatre (2015) & Watch This Company (2022).

He appeared in the short film Meat (Sunday Productions) and played the role of Paddington Bareback in the TV series, Why Are You Like This (ABC/Netflix).