David is a member of the Actors Equity Association. He is an accomplished stage, film, television and commercial actor, stage director, and voice-over artist, having worked professionally in the industry for 30 years in Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Madison and Denver.
EXPERIENCE Complete resume gladly distributed upon request!
RECENT HIGHLIGHTS: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (Big Daddy; Craig Johnson, Dir); Girl Friday: "Idiot's Delight" (Achille Weber; Craig Johnson, Dir); Yellow Tree: "Death of a Salesman" (Ben; Craig Johnson, Dir); Artistry: "All My Sons" (Joe Keller; Sean Byrd, Dir)
Great River Shakespeare Festival: "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (Antonio), "King Lear," "Henry IV, Part 1" (Owen Glendower, Earl of Westmorland), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Tom Snout), "Comedy of Errors" (Balthasar); "Othello" (Montano); "The Tempest" (Antonio); "Love's Labors Lost" (Const. Dull) Gremlin Theatre: "Rocket to the Moon" (Dr. Cooper; Director: Ellen Fenster); "Bach at Leipzig" (Graupner; Director: Rob Goudy); "Orphans" (Harold; Director: Casey Radman) Park Square: "A Midsummer Nights Dream" (Egeus, Quince, 1st Fairy; Director Jef Hall-Flavin); "Diary of Anne Frank" (Mr. Van Daan; Director Scott Rubsom); "Harvey" (Dr. Chumley; Director Peter Moore) MN Jewish Theatre: "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" (Ira; Director Warren Bowles); "My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding" (Garth; Director Michael Kissin), "My Name is Asher Lev" (Ari, Jacob Kahn; Director Miriam Monasch); "The Triangle Factory Fire Project" (Ensemble; Director Carolyn Levy); "The Twilight of the Golds" (Walter Gold; Director Jef Hall-Flavin); "The Chosen" (David Malter; Director Carolyn Levy) Yellow Tree: "Death of a Salesman" (Ben; Director Craig Johnson) Pillsbury House Theatre: "A Streetcar Named Desire" (Mitch; Director Leah Gardener); "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window" (Wally O'Hara) Torch Theater: "Macbeth" (Duncan, Sieward; Director David Mann) Girl Friday: "Idiot's Delight" (Achille Weber: Director Craig Johnson) 50 Foot Penguin: "Twelve Angry Men" (Director Zach Curtis); "Escape from Happiness" (Tom; Director Zach Curtis) TRP: "Twelfth Night" (Toby Belch; Director David Mann); "Ghosts" (Pastor Manders; Director Craig Johnson); "The Cherry Orchard" (Lopahkin; Director Craig Johnson) Walking Shadow: "36 Views" (Darius Wheeler; Director John Heimbuch); Torch Theatre: "Macbeth" (Duncan, Sieward; Director David Mann); Paul Bunyan Playhouse: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (R.P. McMurphy; Director Zach Curtis): Starting Gate: "A Lie of the Mind" (Baylor; Director Matt Sciple)
Other Notable Recent Roles: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (Big Daddy; Director Craig Johnson; Pioneer Place on 5th); "All My Sons" (Joe Keller; Director Sean Byrd; Artistry, Bloomington)
Chameleon Theater: "Macbeth" (2016); Theatre in the Round: "Black Coffee" (2016), "Bedroom Farce" (2015), "Don't Dress for Dinner" (2014), "Rabbit Hole" (2013), "The Reluctant Debutante" (2012), "Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" (2011); "Enchanted April" (2010); "Rebecca" (2009); "The Devil's Disciple" (2009); "Sabrina Fair" (2008); Theatre du Mississippi: "Fiends, Schemes and Broken Dreams" (2012) Plymouth Community Theatre: "Art" (2011) Shadowplay Theatre: "Dial M for Murder" (2010) Starting Gate Prodcutions: "The Miss Firecracker Contest" (2008); "The Little Foxes" (2008)
"Little Words" (Maleck; Director Ann Prim), "Dawning" (Feature; Principal role: Richard Benton; Wholecrue Productions, Dir. Gregg Holtgrewe); St. Croix Casino (Commercial Broadcast); Best Buy (commercial, industrial); Toro (industrial); Target (commercial, industrial); Kangaroo Project (Motorcycle Safety Commercial Broadcast by Voodoo Productions); BlueCross/BlueShield (Voice Over); Hazeldon (Voice Over); Timberlodge Steakhouse (Commercial Broadcast; Wilson Griak); Galyan's (Commercial Broadcast; Youngquist) >> MUCH MORE UPON REQUEST!!! <<
EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Speech, Northwestern University, Acting/Directing, 1985
TRAINING Dialects (British, Welsh, Maine, NYC, Chicago, NJ, Texas...) Stage Combat, ear prompt, teleprompt
AWARDS/RECOGNITION Nominated for Best Actor in "Dawning," Terror Film Festival in Philadelphia, 2010 Named Twin Cities Best Supporting Actor 2010 for Ari Lev/Jacob Kahn in "My Name is Asher Lev" with Minnesota Jewish Theatre. Named by John Townsend, Lavender Magazine 2010. Named Twin Cities Best Supporting Actor 2000 for Baylor in "A Lie of the Mind" with Starting Gate Productions. Named by John Townsend, Lavender Magazine 2000.