David Mendizábal

2021 Princess Grace Honoraria
Nominated by: Long Wharf Theatre


DAVID MENDIZÁBAL is a director, designer, one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of the OBIE Award-winning The Movement Theatre Company, and Associate Artistic Director of The Sol Project. Directing credits include: Don’t Eat the Mangos (Magic Theatre/Sundance) On The Grounds of Belonging (Long Wharf), the bandaged place (NYSAF), Then They Forgot About The Rest (INTAR), The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro (Cherry Lane), And She Would Stand Like This (w/ choreographer Kia LaBeija), Look Upon Our Lowliness, and Bintou (The Movement), and Tell Hector I Miss Him (Atlantic). David was part of the inaugural Soho Rep Project Number One Residency, where they created and directed the short film, eat me!. Alumnus of Ars Nova Vision ResidencyThe Drama League, Labyrinth Intensive Ensemble, artEquity, NALAC, and LCT Directors Lab. David was a participant in the TCG Leadership U: One-on-One program, where they were the Artistic Associate at Atlantic Theater Company. BFA – NYU/Tisch  


Photo credits: Brandon Nick, Buck Lewis