Throughout his thirty seven year career David Silverman has entertained people as an actor, standup comedian, singer, dancer, choreographer , director and emcee. A familiar face to northwest audiences on stage or on T.V. , he has a long list of credits including winning the first Seattle Laugh-off in 1980.
David appeared in 'A Chorus Line' ,'Angry Housewives" and 'Rumors' for Tacoma Actor's Guild., and 'Stellaluna' and 'The Velveteen Rabbit' and many others at the Seattle Children's Theater. He is a frequent performer at the Cabaret De Paris, where he was seen in 'Forbidden Xmas' and 'Boogie Oogie Fever'. 1776 and Groucho Marx in"A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine" at the Fifth Ave Musical Theatre.Recently David was in the Seattle Rep's Inspecting Carol and Intimans' production of Scapin, which was taken to Chicago.
He has been to the top of Kilimanjaro, driven across the Sahara Desert , hunted with Pygmies in the rain forest of the Congo, hiked the Inca trail to Machu Picchu and visited the mountain gorillas in Rwanda. David was also lucky enough to be in Berlin in 1989 to witness the falling of the Wall.
David was the creator/director of the "Walkabout" team for New Balance shoes at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.He has directed 'Art' and 'Sylvia' for Centerstage in Federal Way, and 'Oklahoma', for the Leavenworth Summer Festival.
David has become one of the most sought after charity auctioneers in the Seattle area. His ability to entertain and raise money make for a very different auction experience. He has also entertained corporate groups for years as a 'mock' expert, giving talks on everything from quality control, to horse breeding and sand sprinklers. His powers of bafflement keep people guessing right up to the reveal. As a corporate emcee, David has kept meetings from getting boring with his unique ability to keep the audience engaged.
He is most proud of his longest running show, 18 years with his stunning wife Stacya, a force unto herself.
For thirty- five years David Silverman has specialized in one thing: connecting with people. Be it on a stand-up comedy stage,( he won the first Seattle Laugh-off in 1980), or in a theater, ( he's worked in every major Seattle venue, from the Seattle Rep to the Fifth Avenue Theater to the Seattle Opera). He has entertained people as a tap dancer, singer, actor and performed for countless corporate groups as a mock expert. His client list reads like a who's-who of Northwest businesses.
He has spoken to a wide range of audiences, every one from rotary groups,and trial lawyers to high-schoolers for career seminars. An accomplished emcee, David keeps meetings moving along and on track yet makes sure that the audience is always engaged and never bored.
With a unique background in improv and musical comedy, he is probably one of the best traveled actors you will ever meet. David has climbed Mt Rainier, Mt Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu. His travel stories are entertaining as well as insightful and inspiring. An avid athlete, David has worked out for forty-six years. His philosophy on the mind-body connection is helpful to a variety of aspiring performers as well as encouraging to aging baby-boomers. His insights into injury management are also unique and down to earth.
David has been a freelancer for his entire working life and gives his audiences a view into the reality of making a living as a working actor. His abilities to discuss a wide range of topics make him a great addition to any gathering, be it travel, public speaking, or theater-business interplay, David can come into any group, find out who they are and entertain and inform. These are the qualities that have kept him working for so long.