David is an actor, director, poet, facilitator, and administrator whose advocacy lives at the intersection of the arts, education, and social justice. He is committed to youth development and cultural equity guided by anti-racist principles. He was born and raised on the ancestral lands of the Munsee Lenape, Canarsie, and Matinecock peoples known as Queens and Brooklyn, New York.
He sits on the Board of Directors at the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable and serves as Advocacy Committee Co-Chair. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, Creating New Futures, and Artists Co-creating Real Equity (ACRE). He is Co-Founder of The Seven Collective, a NYC-based artist collective.
He is an Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellow with The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI). He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and earned a B.A. in Theatre from The City College of New York (CUNY). David appreciates those who contribute to the process. linktr.ee/davidaking