Meet David MischCity: Santa Monica
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Plays By David Misch
David's first play, Occupied, was featured in ALAP's New Works Lab in 2011 and will premiere at the Skylight Theater in Los Angeles, produced by the Katselas Theatre Company, later in 2012. He's had 1-act plays produced at Pepsico Summerfare (Purchase, NY), Manhattan Punch Line, and the Three Roses Players, the Burbage Theater Ensemble, and HBO Workspace (
After graduating from
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He has since written, created and produced programs for NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, UPN, HBO, Showtime, PBS, ABC Family, Disney, Universal and Lifetime. Among his credits: he co-wrote and directed an episode of the syndicated series Monsters which was chosen for competition at the Banff International Television Festival; Executive Producer of Duckman (USA), nominated for multiple Emmys, winner of the CableACE and Banff awards for Best Animated Series; Executive Story Editor on the legendary Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker series Police Squad!; co-writer and producer of Callahan, a pilot which was later screened at the Los Angeles Museum of Art Television Festival; guest writer on Saturday Night Live.
David was Executive Consultant on She Spies (chosen as one of 5 TV Spies To Love On DVD by Time Magazine) and wrote the TV-movie Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork and Mindy' for NBC.
In features, he was Special Consultant on THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN (Tri-Star). His screenplays include SUMMER HOUSE (MGM); CONVENTION and DEFROSTED (Touchstone); GIRL-GRABBERS FROM VENUS, FAST FORWARD and DISTURBING THE PEACE (Warner Brothers).
His book "Funny: The Book" (funnythebook.com) will be published in 2012; his writings have appeared on the net on NationalLampoon.com and collected in the anthology May Contain Nuts (Harper-perennial). He also blogs for The Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com/david-misch).
David's taught comedy at USC's School of Cinematic Arts and musical satire at UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music.
More at davidmisch.com.