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director , Theater educator

David Tabatsky, American theater educator, director. Certified teacher New York, 2002. Individual Artist grant, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, 1979, 1980. Volunteer Amnesty International, New York, 1987—2003, Habitat for Humanity, New York, 1997—2003; Member of International Jugglers Association, Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association.

Background

Tabatsky, David was born on January 6, 1954 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Israel and Irene Helen Tabatsky.

Education

Bachelor, Adelphi University, 1976. Master of Arts, Adelphi University, 1989.

Career

Clowning instructor Gene Frankel Theatre, New York, since 2001. Theatre/circus instructor United Nations International School, since 2001. Family arts director The Calhoun School, since 2001.

Theatre director Adelphi University, Garden City, 2002—2003. Teen theatre acting teacher Jewish Community Center, New York, since 2002. Acting teacher City Lights Youth Theatre, since 2002.

Performing arts camp director ACT Program-Cathedral of St. John the Divine, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher New York, 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (actor): (solo theatre productions) The Man with Three Balls (Outstanding Solo Performance-Moers International Theatre Festival, 1994), (solo theatre production) How I Survived My Jewish Mother, Help! I Married a German, Meschugge in Paradise. Author: (comedy travel guide) What's Cool Berlin, (memoir) American Misfit. Director: (theatre) Working, (circus) Taborka.

Membership

Volunteer Amnesty International, New York, 1987—2003, Habitat for Humanity, New York, 1997—2003. Member of International Jugglers Association, Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, photography, carpentry.

Connections

Children: Max, Stella.

father:
Israel Tabatsky

mother:
Irene Helen Tabatsky

children:
Max Tabatsky

Stella Tabatsky