Dave Buckman, Executive Producer – ColdTowne Theater
Dave Buckman has been producing live comedy shows for 25 years. He has been a director, performer and teacher and Artistic Director for Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and as a director, teacher and performer for The Second City in Chicago). While there he worked closely alongside the likes of Jordan Peele, Seth Meyers, John Lutz, Ike Barinholtz and Jason Sudeikis, Kay Cannon and many others creating and touring comedy all over Europe and North America. He culminated his stint in Europe with directing only the second stage-swap with The Second City’s Main Stage in its 50+ year history. Since 2005, Dave has been in Austin, teaching and performing with his award-winning troupe The Frank Mills while helping to establish ColdTowne Theater as a hotbed for Austin’s alternative comedy. He has won two B. Iden Payne Awards for Excellence in Improvisational Theater and is currently the Executive Producer for ColdTowne Theater and for Austin Sketch Fest and the Senior Producer for the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival.
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