David Coolidge

Associate Professor of Musical Theatre; Director of Musical Theatre Program

David Coolidge is the director of the musical theatre program at Anderson University. He received his MFA in acting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and his BFA in musical theatre from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. As a professional theatre artist, David toured with Jason Robert Brown in the Broadway National Tour of “Parade” directed by Hal Prince; served as the director of six national tours; and as the assistant artistic director of TheatreworksUSA, he oversaw 30 national touring productions. As a coach, David works one-on-one with young professionals to develop a plan to successfully navigate the “business of the business.” Past clients have been successful on Broadway, national tours, TV, and film, including: MTV’s The Search for Elle Woods, The Good Wife, Army Wives, and Law & Order.

David Coolidge
MFA, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Director of Musical Theatre Program
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