David has been a South Bay-based theatre critic/reporter since 2009, writing for Examiner.com until 2012, and a journalist, theatre educator and director for almost 30 years, having been a reporter for the Fresno Bee and currently a freelance reporter with Theatre Bay Area. With a plethora of journalism experience, he gets out to as many shows as possible, and is a member of both the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Circle and the American Theatre Critics Association. With ATCA, he now serves as a member of the newly formed diversity committee, a group that is working on national initiatives to diversify criticism. He is also a dad chasing around his three daughters with the help of his awesome wife Tamra.
David has a B.A in theatre arts from California State University, Fresno and a Master of Arts in directing from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. When not watching, directing, or writing about a show, he is watching boxing late on Saturday nights or rooting hard for the A’s, Warriors, Earthquakes, Sharks, FC Barcelona and the Fresno State Bulldogs.