He is the co-creator/choreographer of SHOUT!, THE MOD MUSICAL, which ran in London, off- Broadway, on the Norwegian Cruise Lines, and plays in regional theaters across the country.
Off-Broadway, David’s choreography has been featured in the Drama Desk award-winning HOWARD CRABTREE’S WHOOP-DEE-DOO!, ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, ANYTHING COLE, and SING FOR YOUR SUPPER. Regionally David directed DAMN YANKEES, directed/choreographed THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL and MY MOTHER’S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING, for The Finger Lakes Musical Theater Festival/Merry-Go-Round Playhouse.
He staged THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at the Gateway Playhouse, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at Syracuse Stage, as well as numerous productions in summer stock. On television he staged Vanessa Williams’ “Christmas Special” for ABC. David directed BERLIN TO BROADWAY, SUEUSSICAL!, KISS ME KATE, and OKLAHOMA! for SU DRAMA and choreographed LUCKY STIFF and I LOVE YOU BECAUSE. David is Artist in Residence at Cazenovia College where he directed/choreographed SWEET CHARITY, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, OLIVER, SEUSSICAL, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BYE, BYE BIRDIE. GREASE, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC (SALT Award – Director of the Year), DEAD MAN WALKING, CHICAGO, GODSPELL, and OUR TOWN.
As a performer he has been part of 7 original Broadway casts and several off-Broadway, national touring, and regional productions. He has taught audition technique and theater dance for CAP 21/NYU and Le Moyne College. David is a full time Professor of Practice in the Musical Theater Program of Syracuse University’s Drama Department. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theater from Syracuse University.