David Sullivan is a theater educator, stage director and producer. He has served as Associate Professor & the director of the Theatre Program at Lehman College – City University of New York in the Bronx and as Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Since 2004 David has directed the Off Broadway premieres of The Atheist, The Blowin of Baile Gall, and Swansong and staged the site-specific “Bloomsday in Bryant Park, NYC” and a “Tribute to Friel” for the Irish Arts Center. He has directed at Origin Theater Company, Irish Repertory Theatre, Irish Arts Center, the Williamstown Theater Festival Act One Company, the Huntington Theatre Company’s Breaking Ground Reading Festival, the Gloucester Stage Company, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Boston Playwrights Theatre, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2012 he co-founded Fat Violet Theater, a new play development company, with playwright Ronan Noone and has directed Brendan and The Compass Rose for the 1st Irish Theater Festival (2013 Best Director nomination) for the NYC-based company. David earned an MFA in Directing from Boston University, in residence at the Huntington Theater Company, and holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Boston University, a Master of Arts in Theatre from Brown University, and a BA in Theatre from Providence College.