David (daveed) Mendizábal is an NYC based director, designer, one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of the Obie Award winning The Movement Theatre Company, and Associate Artistic Director of The Sol Project.
David attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts at Playwrights Horizon's Theater School and has directed and developed work with companies including Atlantic Theater Company, The Public Theater, Cherry Lane, INTAR, Sundance Theater Lab, Rattlestick Playwrights' Theater, LAByrinth Theater Company, American Conservatory Theatre, The Playwrights' Center, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, and The Drama League.
David was a participant in the Leadership U: One-on-One program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, where he served as the Artistic Associate for the Atlantic Theater Company from 2017 - 2018. He is a member of the Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee. He is a member of the 2017 artEquity Facilitator Training cohort. Alumnus of The Drama League Director's Project, LAByrinth Intensive Ensemble, NALAC Leadership Institute, and Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.
He is the co-creator of el GALLO with designer Darrin George, has designed costumes for Bebe Zahara Benet (Season 1 Winner of RuPaul's Drag Race), and was the Assistant Costume Designer for the Tony winning Peter and the Starcatcher and HAIR Broadway Revival.