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David King

David King

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David King is an actor, director, poet, curator and educator. He is an arts and social justice advocate committed to collaboration, communal empowerment, cultural equity and anti-racist principles. He is a New York City native who sits on the Board of Directors at the NYC Arts in Education Roundtablewhere he also serves or formerly served on these committees: Advocacy, Finance, Task Force on Equity & Inclusion, and TA Affairs. He is a 2019 Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellow with The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diasporan Institute (CCCADI), member of Artists Co-creating Real Equity (ACRE), and Co-Founder of The Seven Collective.

He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and has received critical acclaim for Off Broadway and FringeNYC roles from The New York Times and Time Out New YorkHe acted in award-winning feature films from writer-director John Painz, screened at the SOHO International and Art of Brooklyn Film Festivals. His writing was featured in the poetry anthology The Barbershop Chronicles (Penmanship Books). His chapbook, Because the View, is a collection of original poems, musings and photos inspired by growing up and aware in NYC.

His photos were featured in The New York Daily News, Spindle and Musée digital magazines, Black Gotham Experience’s Nerdy Thursdays and Poetic License: reclamation from Poetic Theater Productions. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, earned a B.A. in Theatre from The City College of New York (CUNY) and appreciates those who contribute to the process.

 

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