Department of Drama
Professor of Practice, Musical Theater
David Lowenstein joins the faculty as an alumnus of the drama department, having worked professionally for the past 25 years. After graduating he started his performing career touring the country in several national tours, including On Your Toes and 42nd St. He made his Broadway debut in the multi-Tony Award-winning Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. His other Broadway credits include 1776, On the Town, Seussical!, and The Frogs, among others.
During his successful performing career Lowenstein honed his teaching skills at New York University’s musical theater program CAP 21 and directed and choreographed many regional, stock, and off-Broadway productions. He choreographed the Drama Desk Award-winning off-Broadway review Howard Crabtree’s Whoop-Dee-Doo! and most recently co-created and choreographed Shout, the Mod Musical, which was produced in London, had an off-Broadway run, and is currently on tour and in regional theaters across the country.
Lowenstein is a member of the Actors' Equity Association.
The Department of Drama opened its 2015-16 season with "Kiss Me, Kate," directed by David Lowenstein.