A Very Special Live Staged Reading of The Star Wars Holiday Special: LIVE, On Stage... and SPECIAL! is the holiday treat you never knew you needed. Pipeline-Collective's fun take on holiday programming is also an excellent opportunity to contribute to a good cause, as all proceeds will be donated to the 501st Legion Make-A-Wish Endowment Fund.
David is thrilled to announce that in 2020 he will direct the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's Mlima's Tale for Tennessee State University. More on this exciting production soon!
David is proud to serve as an educator for accelerated students via Vanderbilt University's Programs for Talented Youth. In 2020 he will offer innovative classes like “Theory, Criticism, and Star Wars” and “The Avengers meet The Hero with a Thousand Faces: Intersections of the MCU and Literary Criticism.”
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David was honored to join the Theatre & Dance Area at Tennessee State University as a full-time faculty member for the 2019-2020 academic calendar. At TSU David teaches theatre and communications courses, leads master workshops, and directs for the Theatre & Dance Area's production season.
Learn about The Salon, a twice-monthly gathering of playwrights, directors, and actors, curated by Pipeline-Collective’s David Ian Lee and Karen Sternberg. The Salon combines Studio Tenn's mission to support the development of new work with Pipeline-Collective’s mission to empower theatremakers to tell their stories.
David recently presented at the 40th Annual Mid-America Theatre Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. He was thrilled to return to MATC, presenting in the Practice/Production Symposium his paper titled “Invention That Hurts and Is Desired: Absorbing a Critical Response to Antony & Cleopatra at Nashville Shakespeare”
David's life in the theatre began when he played a bunny rabbit in his third-grade talent show. Over a career that spans more than two decades, David has worked as a director, playwright, actor, dancer, choreographer, educator, critic, producer, and coach.