David has been involved in the world of entertainment, one way or another, for
more than 40+ years. He earned a BA from UCLA, majoring in theater. David has
produced/directed and choreographed at the regional theater level having founded
regional theater companies in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix and
most recently Houston. Through the years, David has produced, directed, and
choreographed some incredible productions with an impressive list of celebrity
stars including Seymour Glick is Alive but Sick written and co-directed by Steve
Allan, Musical Feat with director/choreographer Thommie Walsh, Pippin starring
Nanette Fabray and Morgan Brittany and Ain't Misbehavin' starring Nichelle
Nichols. Over the last few years in Phoenix, AZ, with his company Scottsdale
Musical Theater Company, David produced, directed and co-choreographed
West Side Story, The Producers, Cabaret, My Fair Lady, Hello Dolly!, Gypsy,
Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Guys & Dolls, The Pajama Game and the southwest
premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim. Highlighted productions from SMTC include
Annie starring Bronson Pinchot and Kaitlin Hopkins, 42nd Street starring Charles
Shaughnessy and Debby Boone, Thoroughly Modern Millie starring Dawnn Lewis,
A Christmas Carol starring Charles Shaughnessy and most recently prior to the
covid pandemic Man of La Mancha starring Peter Scolari.
To see clips of David's theatrical work click here
In 2019, David, together with actor Charles Shaughnessy and director David Shaughnessy, created Dynamic Digital Content Worldwide to provide new content to expanding broadcast platforms reaching an ever increasing global audience.
In 2020, DDC Worldwide created and developed the web series L.A. Mix - a fully interactive, multi-dimensional web experience that combined the best of entertainment, shopping, music and social networking in one exciting and engaging concept.
In 2021, DDC Worldwide produced the documentary “Space Health: Surviving in the Final Frontier” funded by TRISH and NASA that explores space health research, science and innovation through NASA’s Human Research Program and spearheaded by its Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH). Combining interviews with NASA/TRISH scientists, researchers, astronauts, flight surgeons and innovators together with NASA archival footage (some of which are newly uncovered), the current state and future challenges of space health are discussed and examined.
Watch the trailer here
Currently, DDC is working on a seven part docuseries that expands the initial work of the NASA documentary. The docuseries will explore the research, innovations and problem-solving that is being accomplished by the people behind the scene. This series will illustrate the challenges and triumphs that science, technology, and innovation look to overcome in our ongoing quest to permanently survive in space as a species. The series will showcase the people and work being accomplished to keep humankind safe in space.
Earlier in his career, David had his own production company, Silver Lining Productions, that developed a number of film and TV projects including a children's TV show Kids Invincible Dream Squad (KIDS) that was a Mission Impossible styled live action/animation project and a family friendly film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He also worked in casting on the TV show Punky Brewster and had a personal management division that worked with both acting and modeling clients.