David Hadinger, MFA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theater Arts

Phone: (626) 815-5035
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David Hadinger, MFA, is a professional actor and has been a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA for more than 25 years. He has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Mexico City and Buenos Aires. Some highlights of live theater gigs were at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival in Pittsburgh. He has performed on-camera in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, network TV shows Speechless, Parks and Recreation, Monk, and The West Wing. Also, he has performed in more than 65 TV Commercials. Visit his professional website (link to www.davidhadinger.com).


  • MFA, Acting, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., Theatre Arts, University of Akron
  • B.A., Theatre Arts, University of Akron

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)
    • Department of Theater Arts


  • Dialects and Accents
  • Live-Theater Acting
  • Movement
  • On-Camera Acting
  • Shakespeare

Courses Taught

  • THTR 201 - Beginning Movement for the Actor
  • THTR 301 - Advanced Movement for the Actor
  • THTR 172 - Acting Fundamentals for the Screen
  • THTR 317 - Intermediate On-Camera Scene Study
  • THTR 471 - Advanced Acting for the Camera

Office Hours

By appointment

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