David King is an actor, director, poet, educator, curator and New York City native. He is a social justice advocate and arts-in-education administrator committed to collaboration, community empowerment and foundational professional development based on equity, inclusion and anti-racism principles. He is Co-Founder of The Seven Collective – a NYC-based artist collective. He acted in award-winning feature films from writer-director John Painz screened at the SOHO International and Art of Brooklyn Film Festivals. As a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, he received critical acclaim for Off Broadway and FringeNYC roles from The New York Times and Time Out New York. His chapbook, Because the View, is a collection of original poems, musings and photos inspired by growing up and aware in NYC. His writing was featured in the poetry anthology The Barbershop Chronicles (Penmanship Books). His photos were featured in the New York Daily News and digital magazines Spindle and Musée. In June 2018, he was elected to the Board of Directors at the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable. He serves on the Roundtable's Teaching Artist Affairs Committee and Taskforce on Equity and Inclusion. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and earned a B.A. in Theatre from The City College of New York (CUNY). He appreciates those who contribute to the process.
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