David Hudson, Executive Director
David is a producer, director, administrator and former actor who has dedicated his professional life to exciting, engaging, and entertaining theater. He is the co-founder and executive producer of Three Day Hangover, a New York City-based theater company that reimagines classic stories for a contemporary audience. In concert with his fellow co-founders, he grew the small theater company with a unique perspective into an established, critically acclaimed organization. David is also the co-creator and director of the New York Times Critic’s Pick Drunk Shakespeare, which has been running off-Broadway for nearly five years. He has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, Slate, New York Post and more.
His tenure as Executive Director of The New Harmony Project began in October of 2017, and he has already seen substantial success as The Project’s CEO. In just over one year, he has facilitated a 70% expansion in operating budget, helped to launch multiple new programming initiatives, and more than doubled individual gifts from hundreds of new donors. Under his leadership, The New Harmony Project has turned a corner and begun to explore short and long-term opportunities for growth, and an expanded impact on writers who strive to make a difference. David holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Evansville and a master’s degree from the University of California, Irvine.