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News about me and blogs about my experiences as an actor.

2016-2017 Season

Meme for Wittenberg 2017

David’s year was full from start to finish.  Here’s where Phoenix area audiences found him this season: On TV David is featured in a Harley Davidson of Scottsdale commercial which aired during the NFL and college football seasons in Arizona markets. David was also cast in these shows in the 2016-2017 theatre season. Kevin in This Moment […]

Wittenberg Reviews are In!

Last weekend was the opening of WITTENBERG by David Davalos and directed by Kent Burnham at Southwest Shakespeare Company.  I’m playing Faustus as part of a stellar cast including Allison Sells as the Eternal Feminine, William Wilson as Hamlet and Marshall Glass as my philosophical opposite, Marin Luther. Our first weekend, David Davalos visited and […]

Failure: A Love Story – an Arizona Premiere

David directs this touching love story of three sisters and a young man’s journey through their lives.  Class 6 Theatre produces the Arizona premiere of Philip Dawkins‘ eloquently written script. This is David’s second time directing, and his second opportunity at Class 6 Theatre after directing A.R. Gurney’s Sylvia, last Winter. Failure: A Love Story takes the […]

Star Wars Concert with Phoenix Symphony

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. I was cast as Darth Vadar!  I’m getting the respirator ready for three concerts with the Phoenix Symphony, 10/25 at 2 and 7 and 11/6 at 7:30 where all will enjoy John William’s expansive music and a battle with Jedi Knight Ian Christiansen on stage! […]

The Hazards of Being a Gameshow Host

Food Ball has opened my eyes to the perils of being a game show host. Had I done my homework I would have been prepared for such antics and disrespect.  Pat Sajak most certainly never endured this type of thing. Kimberly Hoff, my co-host, and I did an ad for the show and this was […]

Commercial, Shakespeare and TV Show Premiere!

May has been a busy month:  I acted in a play, a commercial, had lots of auditions and then Food Ball Premiere aired! Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night turned out to be the most successful show Class 6 Theatre has had at the Mesa Arts Center.  We had really nice houses on the closing weekend.  I enjoyed […]

FORWARD: Staged Reading at Phoenix Theatre

I got to be a part of the staged reading of Angelica Howland’s play FORWARD this week at the Phoenix Theatre Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals.

Christmas 2.0 Rehearsals Begin

Rehearsals have started at Phoenix Theatre on the first week of projects including one in which I’m a part:  CHRISTMAS 2.0 by Donna Hoke and directed by Ron May.

Eastmark Commercial

I was recently in a commercial for Eastmark Homes.  I’m the friendly neighbor out for a jog.  Thanks to Faith Hibbs-Clark at Good Faith Casting, and Matt Englehart at Ford Robert Black Agency.  As a bonus I got to meet and work with Lou Pimber who is a retired policeman and seasoned character actor.  Check […]

Edward Tulane Remount “Revelatory”

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane received fantastic reviews and critical acclaim both during its opening run and 2014’s remount at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

  • Upcoming Performances…


    David has two assignments in the Caleb Reese Festival of New Plays and Musicals at Phoenix Theatre.

    • Directing THE CALLBACK by Leland Frankel, in The One-Act Play Readings, on May 7th in the Hormel Theatre.

    • Playing the irritating younger brother and P.E. teacher, Terry, in THE LEMONADE STAND by Matthew Fowler on May 12th and 13th.

    For tickets to either of these events or a pass to all staged readings at the festival contact the Phoenix Theatre Box Office.

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