David Rowen is a Helen Hayes Award-nominated actor and musician based in New York City. He produces the music YouTube channel, davidrowen/creative, which features his arrangements and covers of pop and Broadway songs in music video form. With over 10,000 subscribers and two million views, his work has been praised by Playbill, Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld, and award-winning composer, Stephen Schwartz.

Originally hailing from Washington, DC, David has performed at the Tony Award-winning regional theatres, Signature Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company, among others. He appeared Off-Broadway in Bob Marley's Three Little Birds, and he was in the world premiere production of the Barry Levinson and Sheryl Crow musical, Diner, helmed by Tony Award winner, Kathleen Marshall.

David is a classically trained singer and pianist, and a self-taught guitarist. He regularly freelances as a music director, arranger, accompanist, music producer, and video director/editor. David specializes in a cappella arrangements and piano/vocal transcriptions. His arrangements have been featured on the Best of College A Cappella, and Voices Only compilation albums. David performs worldwide for the USO Show Troupe, and he sings in the a cappella trio, Iris, who won Varsity Vocals' 2018 International Championship of A Cappella Open at Carnegie Hall. He has also been a soloist for the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and the Firelands Symphony Orchestra. (Audio and video vocal reels below!)

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Check out some of David's recent projects.


David participated in Prospect Theatre Company's musical theatre lab, Move Meant, featuring short musicals by emerging writers..


David portrayed the Narrator in the new musi-cal, Calling All Kates, as a part of Adirondack Theatre Festival's 25th Anniversary season. (Photo by Jim McLaughlin.)


David co-starred in the FX miniseries,

Fosse/Verdon, starring Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell, under the direction of Thomas Kail.


From a Yellowcard pop/punk anthem to the modern sound of Dear Evan Hansen, this reel features contemporary musical theatre, pop/rock, and rap stylings, sourced from davidrowen/creative music videos.


From West Side Story to Les Misérables, this reel features live recordings of classic Broadway, jazz, and legit stylings.



Listen to David's commercial voice over reel.