Mr. Block has been an educator in the Anchorage School District in Anchorage, Alaska for over 20 years. In addition to teaching Social Studies and English to thousands of Anchorage’s youth, he has also Directed, teched, written and performed in numerous plays throughout Alaska, Washington, California, Hawaii and Great Britain.
David provides private and workshop instruction in Auditioning, Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Acting. Mr. Block also offers instruction in those skills necessary to be successful in high school through his Aether Education company.
In 2010, Mr Block started Midnight Sun Theatre company where he is the Artistic Director. The company has been successfully producing shows in cooperation with Anchorage Community Theatre for the past five seasons.
David was recently named Best Teacher in Anchorage by the Anchorage Press, received the M.I.T. Most Inspirational Teacher award in 2013 and was Anchorage Education Association’s Teacher of the Year in 2012.
Mr. Block resides in Anchorage, Alaska where he has lived since 1980. He enjoys traveling to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival every few years when he is not taking advantage of the art in Paris, France or the sun in Makakilo, Hawaii. When not teaching or directing plays, David is working on a number of writing projects or enjoying small roles in local plays.