David M. Jenkins

David M. Jenkins is the Producing Artistic Director for Jobsite and an original founding member of the company. He graduated high school from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, and holds a BA (honors) in Theater Performance from USF and an MFA in Acting (honors) from the University of Florida. He has also studied with Moscow State University, the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) and the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Favorite local roles include goofing off in all of the (abridged) plays, Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, originating the role of Jack in The March of the Kitefliers, Lord Byron in Bloody Poetry, Clive/Cathy in Cloud Nine, Lee in True West and Phil in Hurlyburly. Past Jobsite directing credits include: Pericles, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The History of the Devil, Embedded (with Shawn Paonessa), Gorey Stories, Woman in Mind, The Pillowman, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay! and The Mineola Twins. Later this season David will be seen as Dr. Prentice in What the Butler Saw and will direct Dog Sees God. David was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and was voted Best Actor by the readers of Weekly Planet in 2001. In 2003, he was honored as one of the 30 Under 30 by the Business Journal of Tampa Bay, and in 2006, he was awarded a Best of the Bay from Creative Loafing for Best Artistic Direction. In his free time he enjoys football, pub games, really good beer, DIY projects, playing guitar, playing video games and especially playing video games where he gets to hold a guitar. He lives in Tampa Heights with his rad wife, three dogs and a mess of cats.



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