David Zucker

Type: Performance
Art Form: Theater
Grade Level: K - 12

David Zucker is an actor, director, playwright, mime and teacher who’s unique programs have been delighting, enlightening and inspiring audiences for 45 years. He has performed for over 1 million children in his career! David regularly tours the country to perform Poetry in Motion and Odyssey of the Mime for 6 different chapters of Young Audiences, Arts For Learning. He has been chosen from over 900 ensembles as a National Young Audiences Artist of the Year.

With actor Richard McElvain, David performs their original programs: Shakespeare Guyz and MathsAmazing! David and Richard also originated YAMA’s, MythMasters program.

David Zucker is the author of two original plays and of the children’s book, Uncle Carmello. In 1987 David won the “Best Director” award from Dramalogue Magazine for his work on The Little Prince, which has been performed in Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and on tour throughout the United States. David has taught T’ai Chi since 1973 and travels internationally conducting workshops. He holds a 6th degree black belt in the Zen martial art of Shim Gum Do, and has a M.F.A. degree in Acting from Brandeis University.


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