David Hansen has participated in Cleveland’s theater renaissance as a co-founder and artistic director of Guerrilla Theater Company, Dobama’s Night Kitchen and Bad Epitaph Theater Company, as well as an actor and director at Cleveland Play House, Great Lakes Theater, Dobama Theatre, Beck Center and Karamu House.  

His award-winning work on stillbirth, I Hate This (a play without the baby), has been produced across the nation and internationally. He has also co-produced radio dramas for WCPN Ideastream, and been a contributor to Cleveland, Angle, and Muse Magazines. His published plays can be found at Pioneer Drama ServicePlayscripts, YouthPLAYS and Amazon.

David is Education Outreach Associate for Great Lakes Theater and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. 

He lives in Cleveland Heights, the City of Great Writers.