David Koté

Director

DAVID KOTÉ                                                                                                                                      kote@davidkote.com

SDC Associate                                                                                                                                                678-612-4035

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DIRECTING

The Color Purple                                                                       Marsha Norman                      Actor's Express

A Lesson Before Dying                                                              Romulus Linney                      Dominion Ent.

Berserker (At First Sight)                                                             Bruce Walsh                            Indiana Univ.

Macbeth                                                                                      William Shakespeare              Indiana Univ.

In the Red and Brown Water                                                       Tarell A. McCraney                  Indiana Univ.

Once Last Look                                                                           Steve Carter                            Dillard U.

Soweto! Soweto! Soweto! A Township is Calling                        Freddie Hendricks                   Dillard U.

Pill Hill                                                                                         Sam Kelley                               Push Push            

 

OPERA

Swann’s Love (New Voices Opera)                          Maxwell Ramage                                    Buskirk

Forest of Dreams (New Voices Opera)                     Nicolas Chuaqui                                     Buskirk

The King in Yellow “The Mask” (NVO)                       Melody Eötvös                                        Buskirk

Thump (New Voices Opera)                                      Kimberley Osberg                                   Buskirk

Ile (New Voices Opera)                                             Ezra Donner                                            Waldron Arts C.

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTING

The Imaginary Invalid (Asst. Dir. to Gavin Cameron-Webb)     Moliere                                   Indiana Univ.

God of Carnage (Asst. Dir. to Kent Gash)                                 Yasmina Reza                         Alliance Theatre

Broke (Asst. Dir. to Jason Loewith)                                          Janece Shaffer                        Alliance Theatre

The Bluest Eye (Asst. Dir. to Tom Jones)                                 Lydia R. Diamond                    Horizon Theatre

Flyin’ West (Asst. Dir. to Andrea Frye)                                      Pearl Cleage                            True Colors

Jekkonni’s Song (Asst. Dir. to Freddie Hendricks)                   Youth Ensemble of Atlanta               

 

READINGS/ WORKSHOPS/ SHORT PLAYS

First Look Play Fest                                                    Malcolm Tariq/Rachel Evans                 Horizon Theatre

Southern Haunt                                                          Kathryn Walat                                        Actor’s Express

Brownsville Song (b-side for Tray)                              Kimber Lee                                            True Colors

My Children! My Africa!                                               Athol Fugard                                          Indiana Univ.

God Red (NewPlay)                                                     Mauricio Miranda                                   Indiana Univ.

The Colored Museum                                                  George C. Wolfe                                    Indiana Univ.

Solamente Una Vez (Stage Reading)                           Chris Leyva                                            Alliance Theatre

365plays/365days “the good for nothing”                   Suzan-Lori Parks                                    Alliance Theatre

 

SHORT FILMS/ WEB SERIES

The Long Walk Across the Street                                                                          48 Hour Film Festival 2012            

Mommy Uncensored: Confessions of a Real Mom                                               Web Series (103,104, 206)

The Traveler                                                                                                          48 Hour Film Festival 2007                              

EDUCATION & TRAINING

MFA in Directing – Indiana University Bloomington                                                                       May 2016

B.A.  Speech Communication and Theatre Arts – Dillard University                                              May 2002

Tri-Cities High School of Visual and Performing Arts                                                                     June 1995

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Associate Instructor                                                     Indiana University                                2013-2016

Director of Theatre Arts (Drama Teacher)                    Tri-Cities High School VPA                  2004-2011

Artscool Mentor (Theatre)                                            Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs          2006-2009

 

REFERENCES

 

(Available upon request)