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; has performed in live theater gigs at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, the Mark Taper Forum in L.A., and in the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival in Pittsburgh; 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; and in more than 60 TV commercials. Visit his personal website.


  • 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


  • Acting
  • Dialects and accents
  • Movement
  • Shakespeare
  • TV commercials

Courses Taught

  • THTR 201 - Beginning Movement for the Actor
  • THTR 301 - Advanced Movement for the Actor

Office Hours

By appointment

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