David Whitehead, adaptation and lyrics


David Whitehead has worked in the professional theatre since 1983. New works has been an important part of his career. As an actor, David has worked professionally with many playwrights and directors on new scripts including 5-time Tony Award nominated Largely/New York by Bill Irwin, New Music and August Snow by Reynolds Price with director and playwright Douglas Hughes (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Tale of Two Cities (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), Virtus by Gregg Loughridge (Empty Space Theatre), Tears of Rage with director and playwright Stephen Dietz (ACT Theatre) Little Lulu, The Birds, Hunchback of Notre Dame with Linda Hartzell (Seattle Children’s Theatre) and others. David had the pleasure of working with John Kauffman (Honolulu Theatre for Youth) on his original piece, According to Coyote, a depiction of Nez Perce stories which David performed and later directed for Seattle Children’s Theatre. David has a BFA in Theatre Arts (Acting) from Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts.