David Jayden Anthony is a composer, pianist, vocal coach and  theatre director / music director. David has been in education for the past 14 years and taught many arts related classes and ensembles and served as the executive director of arts and teachers for Encore Education corporation. The tabs below show some of the fun projects, organizations and people David has been lucky to work with!

David Jayden Anthony created a Vocal Masterclass for the Young Americans College of the Arts that met weekly with the entire class of 120 college freshman. This course required a full song performance to be critiqued by a panel of voice, acting and performance teachers where all areas of performance were adjudicated. The dress was formal. It was like a weekly recital.

David has taught, adjudicated, accompanied and administered masterclasses with following amazing artists!

WWWork In EducationMatt Morrison
Jonelle AllenWork In Education
Susan Egan
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David Jayden Anthony has worked in education for the last 14 years. He has been adjunct faculty at colleges and taught at performing arts and public high schools as well as education departments for large non-profit groups.

Most recently David held the position as Executive Director of Arts and Teachers for Encore Education Corporation. His duties were to hire and train all arts teachers at multiple campuses, develop all curriculum, oversee all live production, get courses registered through CTE, develop and maintain the corporations websites, ticketing, write press releases and serve as the community liaison for related arts organizations, non-profits and educational institutions. David had such a rapport with the arts staff that he was then tasked to be the liaison / support to the academic teachers as well.

Production Company Role
The Heathers Cal State Fullerton Music Director
Mamma Mia San Clemente High School Music Director
Boeing Boeing The Little Theatre (SCHS) Director
The Wedding Singer The Triton Center (SCHS) Music Director
Spamalot San Clemente High School Music Director
Assassins Saddleback College (Studio Theatre)
Director Mark McGown
Music Director
Shrek Summer of Theatre
Saddleback College
Full Orchestra
Director / Music Director
A Christmas Carol Premiere: Saddleback College
Directed by Jonelle Allen (Lyrics)
Riverside Municipal Auditorium
Directed by David Jayden Anthony
Director / Composer
Cats Encore High School of the Arts
(Riverside Campus)
Director
Les Miserable Encore High School of the Arts
(Hesperia Campus)
Director
BARE: A Pop Opera 1.) Founders Hall OCPAC
Directed by Jonelle Allen
2.) The Young Americans College of the Arts
Directed by David Jayden Anthony
13 – JRB West Coast Regional Premiere
Directed by David W. Green
Music Director
Spring Awakening Musical Theatre University
Director Stevi Meredith
OCPAC
Music Director
Into The Woods Musical Theatre University
Directed by Jonelle Allen
Full Orchestra
Music Director
Children of Eden Debut of Summer of Theatre
Saddleback College
Music Director
A Chorus Line Musical Theatre University Summerstock
Directed by David W. Green
Music Director
Forbidden Broadway Musical Theatre University (Summerstock)
Directed by Jonelle Allen
Music Director
Peter Pan Orange County Children’s Theatre
Huntington Beach High School
Composer / Music Director

 

Institution

San Clemente High School

 

Saddleback College

adjunct faculty
David has been involved with Saddleback College for the last 7 years. He recently directed a production of Shrek for the summer of theatre series and music directed Assassins. Saddleback has produced original works of David’s such as A Christmas Carol, The Journey and Blackbird. David was the co-creator of the Saddleback College New Works Staged Reading Program with Jonelle Allen.

 

The Young Americans College of the Arts

adjunct faculty
David studied with the Young Americans in his youth and was honored to give back to the organization that gave him so much. David co-created the YA Vocal MasterClass that meets weekly with the entire freshman class of 120 students with Jessica Caravella.

 

Orange County School of the Arts

musical theatre teacher

Musical Theatre University

musical theatre teacher

Encore High School of the Arts

 

Rigby/McCoy Academy of the Arts

 

Performing Experience

Happy 50ish

Waiting In The Wings (Musical Staged Reading)

Piano Bars

Audition Accompanist