David New
David New (Director) graduated from The Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University with a BFA in acting. Since then he has worked in Chicago and regionally as an actor, director, arts educator, and administrator.

Directing credits include The 39 Steps and Broadway Bound at Drury Lane Oakbrook, Tea and Sympathy at Artistic Home, and The Mousetrap at Peninsula Players.

As an actor, he has appeared in over 70 productions working at theatres such as Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Northlight, Marriott Lincolnshire, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens, Writer’s Theatre of Chicago, Apple Tree Theatre, Body Politic, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, and Wisdom Bridge.

Regionally, he has appeared in productions at the Ontario Stratford Fesitval, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Huntington Theatre, Madison Repertory Theatre, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, and Peninsula Players.

Broadway and National Tour credits include Thou Shalt Not (Lincoln Center on Broadway) and Scrooge with Richard Chamberlain (National Tour).

Television: “Law & Order SVU”, “All My Children”, “Walker,Texas Ranger” and the NBC mini-series “A Will of Their Own”.

He was associate artistic director at Steppenwolf Theatre Company from 2004-2009. He is a multiple time Jeff Award nominee, Sarah Siddons Award recipient, Chicago Stratford Associates Fellow, and current Lecturer in the Theatre and Performance Studies Department at the University of Chicago.