David Godbey is a native of Louisville, KY--but he has thankfully called NYC his home for 20 years. In that time he has worked in off-Broadway and regional theater, as well as independent film and network television. David is an actor, director, writer, and teaching artist. A member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA.
After completing his B.F.A. in Acting/Directing from Northern Kentucky University in 1996, David spent a year at the Warehouse Theater in Greenville, SC under Jack Young. Since moving to NYC in 1997, David has worked with in NYC area: Actor's Shakespeare Company, Boomerang Theater, Pearl Theatre (understudied), Biggs-Rosatti Productions (tour). Regionally: Warehouse Theater (SC), Mt. Hope Productions (PA), Powell Crosley Estate (FLA), Lakes Region Summer Theatre (NH), Ft. Harrod Dramas (KY), and the Lost Colony (NC).
Most recently, David took part in a two week Summer Lab for Teaching Artists at Lincoln Center. Developing your Practice 1 gives Teaching Artists guidelines of best practices, along with major purpose threads in which teaching artistry can serve.
Currently, David lives in Brooklyn with his patient wife and three trouble making kids. In his spare time, David enjoys cleaning his apartment and going to parent teacher conferences.