David Whitney

David Whitney

Background: Graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1982.

OA Repertoire: Zoltan Karparthy in My Fair Lady directed by Dame Julie Andrews.

Other Companies: Woman In Mind, Much Ado About Nothing, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Cyrano de Bergerac, Darlinghurst Nights and Summer Rain (Sydney Theatre Company); Hamlet, Henry 4, As You Like It, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest, The Alchemist, The Duchess of Malfi (Bell Shakespeare); Relatively Speaking (Ensemble Theatre); Power of Yes (Belvoir Street); 1984, Dracula (Shake and Stir); Monkey: Journey To The West (Theatre of Image); The Winter’s Tale, The Maid’s Tragedy, On Our Selection, The Real Thing, Filumena, Medea, A Fortunate Life, Cyrano de Bergerac (Melbourne Theatre Company).

Commercial musicals in Australia: The Dentist: Little Shop of Horrors, Walter: Chess, The Baker: The Hunting of the Snark, Tin Man: The Wizard of Oz, Andre: The Phantom of the Opera, Zach: A Chorus Line, Ernst: Cabaret, Vernon: They’re Playing Our Song, Anselmo: Man of La Mancha, Sheldrake: Sunset Boulevard, Jack Lepidus: The Producers, Sir Bedevere: Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joe Boyd: Damn Yankees!, Hertz: Rock of Ages, The Constable: Fiddler on the Roof, Sharpless: Cho Cho (National Theatre of China, Arts Centre Melbourne and Playking Productions).

Recent TV work includes: Blue Murder/Killer Cop, Love Child, Wonderland, Penelope K by the Way, Legend of the Seeker, McLeod’s Daughters, Home and Away, White Collar Blue, Play School, Water Rats, Backberner, Cody, and the tele-movies Fatal Honeymoon, A Wreck A Tangle, Doomrunners, Silent Predator, After the Rain and Marriage Acts. 

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