Owner, David Bell
David Bell has developed and directed summer theater programs for seven schools and two theaters. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and taught high school English and Drama full time in Stuart, Florida. He began his theatrical career at age 12 and has acted in, produced, directed, and worked on community, semiprofessional, and professional productions throughout Florida, and also appeared in a feature film. Several years ago, he had the pleasure of performing with and directing his friend, Alicia Minshew, (All My Children’s Kendall Hart) in the musicals Little Shop of Horrors and Godspell. David is the director of drama at Spruce Creek High School and is the owner, drama instructor, and artistic director of Center Stage Theatricals,featuring the Center Stage Kids Musical Theater Camp, producing such shows as Grease, Mulan, Alice in Wonderland, Willy Wonka, The Little Mermaid, Toy Story, The Wizard of Oz, and High School Musical. Working closely with Disney and Music Theater International, David has had the opportunity to pilot, produce and assist in the development of several new stage musicals including Disney’s Aladdin Kids, Winnie The Pooh Kids, Peter Pan Junior, High School Musical 2, and Flat Stanley Junior. In New York and Atlanta, David has taken class with Jess LaProtto (Newsies), Tony Award winning director, John Rando, original member of A Chorus Line, Baayork Lee, Tony Award Winners Paloma Young, Donyale Werle (Peter and the Starcatcher), and Tony Nominated Director and Choreographer Jeff Calhoun, (Grease, Bonnie & Clyde, and Newsies).
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