David Donnella (instructor)

David Donnella is a member of PHIT House Team The Future.

David began acting at Radnor High School where he played Mordcha the bartender in Fiddler on the Roof. He then moved to Hampshire College where he studied film, theater, and writing. After graduating in 2011, David began studying at the Philly Improv Theater with Jason Grimley and Mike Marbach.

Nowadays, David performs weekly with The Future, monthly with the Dynamite Series shows Study Hall, Page One, and Dirty Laundry, and whenever possible with the children’s show StoryUp! He also holds the unofficial record for most improv classes buddied.

A proud alumnus of the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Mens Chorale, David believes that a bold color choice is the first step to success. Outside of improv David can be found selling beer, supporting the Chicago Bulls, and arguing about Game of Thrones on the Stark Raven Mad Podcast. His three sisters are a constant source of strength.