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David Edward Feldman, American playwright. Recipient Professional Recognition award, Syracuse Press Club, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984; fellow, Brandeis University, 1968-1972; grantee Special Oportunity, New York State Council Arts, 1996; College Teaching fellow, Regents of State University of New York, 1961-1963. Member of Culture Leadership Alliance, Dramatists Guild.


Feldman, David Edward was born on February 8, 1939 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Samuel and Edith Ruth Feldman.


Bachelor, State University of New York, 1960. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, Brandeis University, 1970.


Assistant editor The Life Insurance Courant, New York City, New York, 1960—1961. Assistant professor English State University of New York, Cortland, 1963—1967. Lecturer English Leslie College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970—1971.

Assistant director residence halls Brandeis University, Waltham, 1971—1972. Professor English, journalism Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York, 1972—2001, director journalism program, 1980—2001, professor emeritus, since 2001. Adjunct professor, drama Syracuse University, since 2004.

Theater critic WCNY-television, Syracuse, 1974—1978, Syracuse Guide Magazine, 1975—1978, WONO-FM, 1975—1979. Arts auditor New York State Council Arts, New York City, 1979—1980, grants panelist, 1983—1984. Regional correspondent Stages Magazine, Morristown, New Jersey, 1984—1987.

Artistic director new plays program Contemporary Theater, Syracuse, 1984—1997. Grants panelist Upper Catskill Arts Council, New York State Council Arts, Utica, New York, 1995—1996. Artistic director Armory Square Playhouse, Syracuse, since 1996.



Member of Culture Leadership Alliance, Dramatists Guild.


Married Tina Marie Feldman, January 17, 2003. Married Norma Jane Schonfeld, August 28, 1964 (divorced ). 1 child Jessica Beth.

Samuel Feldman

Edith Ruth Feldman

Tina Marie Feldman

Norma Jane Schonfeld

Jessica Beth Feldman