Member since 1991
David has been part of the resident ensemble since 1991, and spent 15 years as a full-time member of the artistic and education staffs. From 2002-2006 he served as Associate Artistic Director, jointly leading the Theatre’s arts education program Project Discovery. The more than 20 productions he’s directed at People’s Light include …Young Lady From Rwanda, The Crucible, The Giver, A View from the Bridge, He Held Me Grand, Holes, Pretty Fire, Jungalbook, The Music Lesson, The Diary of Anne Frank, A Village Fable, Hush: An Interview with America and several holiday pantos. Since 2006 he’s been Artistic Director of the National Constitution Center’s Living News, a theater piece dramatizing current constitutional issues. He has directed several productions at Indiana Repertory Theater, and has directed at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis. David works extensively as an arts educator and consultant, and has collaborated with World Café Live, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, the Rosenbach Museum, Spiral Q Puppet Theater, A Total Approach and The Reinvestment Fund. He’s an adjunct professor at Arcadia University and a graduate of Yale University. David lives in Philadelphia’s West Mount Airy neighborhood with wife Margaret and sons Jacob and Noah.