Clarion’s Resident Theatre Director David Acevedo is a San Francisco native and graduate of The American Conservatory Theatre Academy (1989.) He is the co-founder of SF City Theatre company as well as El Teatro Latino.
A veteran actor/director/producer, David has established himself as the “real deal” when it comes to live theatre. Some of his acting credits include: Richard Roma in GlenGarry Glen Ross; Corporal Acevedo in the bio-play Wasted; and productions such as Hamlet’s Orphans, The Normal Heart, among many others.
David made his assistant-directing debut in the comedy Kvetch by Steven Berkoff. Soon after he had his first directorial debut in David Mamet’s Speed the plow.
Teatro Vagon was formed with partner Marte Mejstrik. During this period David directed the award winning Drama Boxcar by Silvia Gonzalez, 12 Angry Men and Oleanna. He also co-produced The Exonerated. The company set its emphasis on multi-cultural casting when produced and directed Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Southside Theatre at Ft. Mason.
As a director, David’s credits include Electricidad, Trail of Ebenezer Scrooge, Speech and Debate, The Migrant Farmworkers Son, to name a few.
At the Clarion, David will develop programs for acting, directing and producing.