David Mendizábal is a director, designer, and one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of The Movement Theatre Company, where he produced the NY-premiere of Aleshea Harris’ WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN, directed by Whitney White.
Directing credits include: AND SHE WOULD STAND LIKE THIS by Harrison David Rivers, choreographed by Kia LaBeija, LOOK UPON OUR LOWLINESS by Harrison David Rivers, and BINTOU by Koffi Kwahulé, translated by Chantal Bilodeau (The Movement), ON THE GROUNDS OF BELONGING by Ricardo Pérez González (The Public / Public Studio), TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM by Paola Lázaro (Atlantic Theater - Drama League Nomination for Outstanding Production), THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT by Stephen Adly Guirgis (A.C.T.), LOCUSTS HAVE NO KING by J. Julian Christopher (INTAR), and EVENSONG by Christina Quintana (APAC).
David was a participant in the Leadership U: One-on-One program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, where he served as the Artistic Associate at the Atlantic Theater Company (2016-2018). He is a current member of Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee, Rattlestick Literary Team, and Wingspace. Alumnus of The Drama League, Lincoln Center Theatre Director's Lab, LAByrinth Intensive Ensemble, Williamstown Directing Internship, NALAC Leadership Institute, and artEquity Facilitator Training. BFA NYU/Tisch. www.davidmendizabal.com