David Geary writes theatre, film, fiction and haiku on twitter @gearsgeary He's originally from New Zealand of Maori and Pakeha/Settler blood, but now teaches in the prestigious IIDF Indigenous Filmmaking program at Capilano University in Vancouver. He also teaches playwriting at the PTC Playwrights Theatre Centre in Vancouver, lead writing workshops for Whitehorse's Gwaandak Theatre in 2018 and will do so again directly after the Young Authors festival in 2019. His latest short play, Science Is Dead! was produced around the world as part of Climate Change Theatre Action, including an Italian translation in Rome. David keeps in shape playing touch rugby, teaching Maori haka, and living by the yoga mantra: Life is short, stretch it.