David J Diamond coordinates international programs for theatre artists at La MaMa Umbria International and works as Director of Transformative Coaching for Artists.
David curates the La MaMa Umbria International Symposia, which bring renowned artists from around the world to Spoleto, Italy each Summer for workshops, residencies and performances in the world-renowned Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds. He received two CEC ArtLink Residencies in St. Petersburg, Russia. He serves on the Steering Committee for Theatre Without Borders, which produced conferences such as Socially Engaged Performance: A Global Conversation. He is a Founder and Trustee of the 35-year old Barrow Group Theatre Company located in New York City. As a Fulbright Specialist in Theatre, he recently completed a residency with Dah Teatar in Belgrade, Serbia and conducted a Strategic Planning process with BOLD Theatre in Kenya. David is Founder and Director of Transformative Coaching for Artists which presents workshops for professionals and students, annually at Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon and many others providing resources for navigating careers in the arts. His most recent publications and Essay on HowlRound about contemporary Russian theatre and a chapter in Dah Teatar: A Sourcebook. More information: www.davidjdiamond.com.