David Fuller

David Fuller is an actor, director, producer, teacher, designer, technician, theater critic and arts advocate whose professional career began in 1974 with Dartmouth Summer Repertory under the direction of the late Rod Alexander. A 1976 graduate of Dartmouth, magna cum laude, he received his actor training in London at LAMDA. A member of AEA and AFTRA, he has acted regionally throughout the US, both on and off Broadway, in London, on daytime television, and is an alumnus of The Acting Company. Recent acting: Malvolio in Twelfth Night, Prospero in The Tempest (both at Theater Ten Ten in NYC). David received his MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College. As director, he has over 30 shows to his credit, in NYC and regionally. Recent directing: Marc Blitzstein’s The Cradle Will Rock (2010 NY Innovative Theatre Award nomination for Best Musical – Theater Ten Ten); The 103rd Annual Performance of Ruddigore or the Witch’s Curse Presented by Murgatroyd’s Hospital for Mental Rehabilitation, Ruddy Gore, Maine (2009 NY Innovative Theatre Award nomination for Best Musical – Theater Ten Ten);  Pericles (Hudson Warehouse, NYC); A Grand Night for Singing, Brecht/Weill’s Happy End (2007 NY Innovative Theatre Award nomination for Best Musical – Theater Ten Ten), Joe Piscopo’s Son, The Singapore Mikado (five 2006 Innovative Theatre Award nominations including Best Musical and Outstanding Ensemble – Theater Ten Ten); the world premiere of Marc Blitzstein's translation of Brecht's Mother Courage at Cocteau Rep., starring Lorinda Lisitza. Currently co-founder and Producing Artistic Director (with Judith Jarosz) of Theater 2020, Visions for a New Millennium, he was Executive Director of NYC’s Theater Ten Ten from 2005 to 2010. Prior to that, he was Producing Artistic Director Off-Broadway’s Jean Cocteau Rep. for 6 seasons, and Co-Artistic Director of Theater Ten Ten for 2 seasons. In the past 14 years he has produced 55 plays and musicals, including New York and world premieres, spanning from the Greeks to the present day. Some highlights include:: The Threepenny Opera by Brecht/Weill/Blitzstein (the most successful production in the Cocteau's history); The Cradle Will Rock (one of the most successful productions in the 55-year history of Theater Ten Ten); George S. Kaufman’s Hollywood Pinafore (1st NYC Revival – reconstructed by Fuller and mus. dir. Ned Levy for Theater Ten Ten, subsequently published for the first time by Dramatists Play Service); The Subject Was Roses (by Frank Gilroy, Dartmouth ’50); new commissioned translations of The Marriage of Figaro (Beaumarchais, trans. McLucas), Intrigue and Love (Schiller, trans. LM Macy) and The Triumph of Love (Marivaux, trans. McLucas). David designed the sets at Theater Ten Ten for Arms and the Man, The Philanderer, The Tempest, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Innocent Diversions, A Christmas Entertainment with Jane Austen and Friends. He has taught stage combat, audition technique and acting at both high schools and universities, including CUNY and NYU. He is a staff reviewer for nytheatre.com. David is a past co-chair of AASC (Arts Advisors to NYC Council Select Committee for the Revitalization of Lower Manhattan) and he was elected to the prestigious National Theater Conference in 2004. David resides in Brooklyn Heights with his wife and partner Judith Jarosz.

Alumni Information
Class: 
1976
Producer, Director, Actor
Theater 2020
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