Artist-in-Residence, Theatre

Schacht Fine Arts Center, Troy
[email protected]


B.F.A., Acting, Central Connecticut State University

Recognized Actor/Combatant, Society of American Fight Directors

Classes Taught

  • THR 203—Acting II
  • THR 227—Make-up for the Stage
  • THR 230—Stage Combat


David Bunce is a Teacher/Artist-in-Residence with the Theatre Institute at Sage. David was a Teacher/Actor with the New York State Theatre Institute (NYSTI) for 27 years and an adjunct Professor at Russell Sage College for 19 years before joining the faculty full time in 2011. As an actor, he has performed in London’s West End, Off Broadway, Moscow, Sweden, Italy, the Middle East and in film, television and on radio. Writing credits include the screenplays Incisions, Learning to Fly and Gasoline and Lightning, and a stage adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher. Directing credits include And Then There Were None for NYSTI and The Last of the Mohicans Outdoor Drama in Lake George, NY. David holds a BFA in Acting from Central Connecticut State University and has taught and/or choreographed stage combat at SUNY Albany, Siena College, Capital Repertory Theatre, Schenectady County Community College and Upstate Independents. He is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild/ American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Society of American Fight Directors.