David Barker is a theatre artist who acts, directs, choreographs fights and writes. He graduated Cum Laude from Duquesne University with a B.S. in Education in 1977 and received his M.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in 1980. His credits include national and international tours, Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, international festivals and TV. He conducted master classes, workshops and residencies at universities, conservatories and public schools throughout the country and in China, Greece, England, Ireland and Germany. He taught at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Douglass College and Scottsdale and Mesa Community Colleges. He is a Professor of Theatre at Arizona State University where he teaches movement and acting. He is the author of Connected Motion: A Common Sense Approach To Movement Training For Actors, Dodging Bullets and From Tidworth With Love. He and his wife live in Tempe, Arizona and they have four children and five grandchildren.
Through his work he intends to glorify God, from whom all good things come.