Dave has extensive acting and directing credits throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, and Oregon. Among his previous roles at Custom Made Theatre Co. (where he is a company member) are Major Bouvier and Norman Vincent Peale (Grey Gardens), the Narrator (Slaughterhouse-Five), Max Tarasov (Superior Donuts), Reverend Tollhouse (The Book of Liz), and Dr. Marshall Boyle (Prelude to a Kiss). Other favorite performances include the title roles in Uncle Vanya and Bullshot Crummond, Edna Turnblad (Hairspray), Lawrence Jameson (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Boris Trigorin (The Sea Gull), Hildy Johnson (The Front Page), J. Carlyle Benson (Boy Meets Girl), John (Oleanna), Mike Connor The Philadelphia Story), Victor Prynne (Private Lives), Charles J. Guiteau (Assassins), Moonface Martin (Anything Goes), Artie Shaughnessey (The House of Blue Leaves), Pompey (Measure for Measure), and Oronte (The Misanthrope). He also appeared as Tom in The Speakeasy, Alexander Andrews in The Walls of Jericho, and Tasman Zandt in The Speed of Light, all world premiere productions. As a writer, his The Houdini Plays were produced by ANTA West, and he has translated and adapted Chekhov’s four major plays, with Uncle Vanya receiving its own world premiere.