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David Wynen

Assistant Professor



David Wynen’s theatre credits include the Australasian tour of “42nd Street,” “Hocus Pocus,” “Carmen “and “Don Quixote” as well as the cast of “Billy Elliott.” He has performed for the Olympics and was featured in the movie “Blonde” and Brenda Bufalino's “Last Rehearsal Hall” (USA). Wynen also presented his cabaret: “David Wynen Unplugged and Untapped” to sold-out audiences. He is constantly in demand as a director, choreographer, and music theatre educator.

Wynen has choreographed “Anything Goes,” “Kiss Me Kate”, “Working,” “Company,” “Prodigal,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Sweet Charity,” “The Witches of Eastwick,” “The White Rose,” “Smash Hi , “Guys and Dolls”, “Pippin”, “A Man of No importance”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Godspell.” In addition, he directed and choreographed “The Life,” “The World Goes Round”,Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “Sweet Charity,” “The Addams Family” and 42nd Street.” He also produced, choreographed and directed “Cabaret” in the Deluxe Spiegeltent.

Wynen has been awarded the EJ Barker Fellowship, the Dean's Award and the Vice Chancellor's' Award for outstanding leadership in his field. He was also awarded the prestigious Australian Government Citation for Learning and Teaching for his ground-breaking international work on Tap Rhythm—the first online tap syllabus of its kind: taprhythm.com.

In December 2015, Wynen choreographed for “A Tribute to Luigi” at Symphony Space in New York featuring Broadway veteran, Rachelle Rak. He has lectured for VCA, Lehman College, Chapman University, University of Alabama, San Diego State, NYU, Ithaca College, University of Western Michigan and Carnegie Mellon University. Until June 2017, was the Head of music theatre at Federation University, Australia. In August 2017, he joined the faculty of Binghamton University.

Wynen has been instrumental in teaching and mentoring students and professionals, working in such diverse fields as: film, TV, event management, choreography, direction, writing and performance. His students have appeared in international productions such as: “Kinky Boots,” “Mamma Mia,” “We Will Rock You,” “Wicked,” “Legally Blonde,” “Jersey Boys,” “Matilda,” “Les Miserables,” “The Sound of Music,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Hairspray,” “Cats,” “Strictly Ballroom,” “A Chorus Line,” “The Lion King” , “The Producers”, “Moulin Rouge”, “Come From Away” and “Six”.