David Harrell is an actor, speaker and disability advocate, originally from Brunswick, GA, now residing in New York City.
His award-nominated solo play "A Little Potato and Hard to Peel" and his new adaptation "The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook" have entertained audiences around the country. He holds a BFA from the University of Southern Mississippi and a MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in theatre performance.
He was nominated in 2010 for a New York Innovative Theatre award for "Outstanding Solo Performance" and has been selected to the One Man Standing Festival with the Emerging Artists Theatre, the Greensboro Fringe Festival and the United Solo Festival. As an actor he has performed with theatres in New York City and across the country over the last 15 years, he has appeared in independent films, web series and the New York City institution Law and Order: SVU. As a Disability Advocate he has worked as the Accessibility and Outreach Director for the Raleigh Ensemble Players in Raleigh, NC and currently serves as the Disability and Programming Associate for Inclusion in the Arts in New York City. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity Association.
ALTO, (Independent Feature), A Little Potato and Hard to Peel, All For One Theatre Festival (Off-Broadway), The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook, All For One Theatre Festival (Off-Broadway), Good Beer, TBTB, (Off-Broadway), Law and Order: SVU, (Television Series), Bind, (Independent Short), Bind, (Independent Short), F**K New York, (Independent Feature), White Liars, (Web , Series), The Merchant of Venice, TBTB, (Off-Broadway), Richard III, NY Classical Theatre, (New York), Handicapped People in Their Formal Attire, Premiere Stages, (Regional Theatre)