DAVID CRABB is a performer, writer, teacher & storyteller in Los Angeles. He is a Moth Story Slam host and winner. His solo show BAD KID was met with critical acclaim (Advocate, Flavorpill, NYTheatre) and named a New York Times Critics' Pick. A memoir based on the show was released this year by Harper Perennial.
David was one of 7 performers chosen by Time Out New York for their 2013 New York Comedy Festival line-up. The Wall Street Journal praised him as a performer capable of guiding a crowd "from belly laughs to pin-drop silence."
David was the co-creator/producer of the live storytelling series ASK ME and currently cohosts the Los Angeles storytelling series "Never Shut Up."
David is currently lead instructor in The Moth's High School Slam program. He has coached performers and directed shows at NYC's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) & the People's Improv Theatre (The PIT). David has taught storytelling with The Moth, Occidental College, Indiana University, Kevin Allison's The Story Studio, Washington DC's Story League & NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. In 2012, the New York Times showcased one of his classes in their Arts Section. David also serves as a writing mentor for veterans across the country with The Writers Guild Initiative's Wounded Warrior Project. David has designed and taught corporate storytelling to Twitter, Google, Facebook, Fidelity, Uber, & Bravo among others.
David has been a member of NYC's Axis Company Theatre since 2003, developing original material in New York, Paris and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
Read a write-up on David/Bad Kid from the Austin American Statesman HERE.
Read an interview with David about storytelling from the Washington Post HERE.