Vocal Music Department Director/Master Teacher in Voice Techniques and Pedagogy
Mr. Sabella is internationally recognized as a Master Teacher in Musical Theater and Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Techniques. He served as the Executive Director of The Broadway Theatre Project as well as the President of NYSTA The New York Singing Teachers' Association. And has served on the Musical Theater voice faculty at Montclair State University, Fordham University, as well as NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, CAP21 Studio; The New School University's Mannes College Prep. Division; the State University of New York, College at Purchase and College at Newpaltz.
Broadway: Originated the starring role of “Mary Sunshine” in the 1996 revival of CHICAGO, with Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, and Joel Grey. He returned to the Broadway company, to appear with Melanie Griffith as Roxie Hart. And, returns as needed for the Broadway and National Touring Companies. He is also appeared in workshops of Kander and Ebb's newest colaberation, The Visit, with both Angela Landsbury & Chita Rivera.
Off-Broadway: The Phillie Trilogy (Winner - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play, Fresh Fruit Festival 2017). Jules - (the life of Julian Eltinge) Laurie Beechman Theater, October, 2012. La Tea Theater 2014. Other Off-Bway credits include Kiss and Make Up at the Lucile Lortel Theater, as part of the New York International Fringe Festival, the HBO reading of The Green Room, as well as Hexed in The City, Foxy, Watch Your Step, So Long 174th Street. and O'Henry's Lovers (New York Musical Theater Festival). Regional credits include: A Little Night Music, Seesaw, Godspell, Merrily We Roll Along, The Gingerbread Lady, and The Lisbon Traviata.
Voiceover: Several network television cartoon series, including Peter Pan and the Pirates for FOX and Teacher’s Pet for Disney.
In Classical Music: David has won several prestigious voice competitions including The Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition, The Metropolitan Opera Eastern Regional Auditions, and The New York Oratorio Society Competition at Carnegie Hall. He starred in the title role of Giulio Cesare with Virginia Opera (available on Koch International Label), L’ incoronazione di Poppea (Utah opera), and Die Fledermaus (Lincoln Center). He has appeared numerous times at both Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as a principal soloist in such works as the Bach B-Minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah, and Peter Schickele’s comical Three Bargain-Counter Tenors. He has toured internationally with the now legendary La Gran Scena Opera Company.
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