David Truskinoff

Music Director

David Truskinoff served as the Music Director/Conductor for the Broadway productions of RENT and HAIR. As an educator he has taught at the Yale School of Drama and NYU.

Resume

Music Director/Conductor

    Broadway/National Tour

  • THE BOOK OF MORMON - National Tour
  • RENT - Broadway and International Tour
  • HAIR - Broadway and National Tour
  • END OF THE RAINBOW [Associate Conductor] - Broadway
  • SHE LOVES ME - National Tour

    Regional and Others

  • HAIRSPRAY - Florida Studio Theatre (Richard Stafford, Dir.)
  • SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE - Gateway Playhouse (Chet Walker, Dir.)
  • OLIVER - Westchester Broadway Theatre (George Puello, Dir.)
  • A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Caldwell Theatre (Carbonell Award - Best Mus. Dir.)
  • Yale Institute For Musical Theatre - Workshop (Mark Brokaw, Dir.)

Recordings

  • RACHEL BAY JONES / SHOWFOLK  (Producer/Arranger) Plum Song Records [CD]
  • RENT - Final B’way Performance (MD/Conductor) Sony /Radical Media [DVD]
  • BROADWAY’S GREATEST GIFTS  (MD/Arranger) Rock-it-Science Records [CD]

Educator

  • New York University / Tisch School of the Arts - Adjunct Prof. of Acting/Singing
  • Yale School of Drama - Adjunct Prof. of Acting/Singing
  • Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center / National Theatre Institute - Music Director
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy - Music Director

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
            BFA in Musical Theatre, awarded 1987

Miscellaneous

  • Pianist, Arranger, Orchestrator
  • American Federation of Musicians – Local 802
  • Actors Equity Association (ex-member)
  • BMI - Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop (Composer/Lyricist)
  • Producer/Owner of indie label, Plum Song Records