David Dansky

Sound Engineer • Sound Designer • Production Manager

Concerts • Theatricals • Corporate • Installations

323-469-1815 voice  •  775-249-5640 fax  •  daviddansky@aol.com

• Hollywood, CA •

 

Bio


DAVID DANSKY, (B.S.E.E.) has been sound designer, mixer, production and/or tour  manager for many entertainers including: Barbra Streisand, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Julio Iglesias, Engelbert Humperdinck, Bette Midler, Cher, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Lopez, Itzhak Perlman, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole, Charo, The Manhattan Transfer, Sergio Mendes, George Benson, Tommy Tune, Betty Buckley, Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds, The Original Fifth Dimension, Bobby Vinton, Florence Henderson, Jim Nabors, Donna Summer, Neil Sedaka. Mandrill, The Isley Brothers, Teena Marie, and Doc Severinsen.


He was Production Manager and Sound Engineer for Jennifer Lopez during the Worldwide Millenium Celebrations. He worked on the MTV Movie Awards, the Wango Tango Festival at Dodger Stadium and the Grammy Awards with Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mya and Lil’ Kim who performed “Lady Marmalade” and won a Grammy for “Best New Group”. David is one of the very select engineers to mix Barbra Streisand live and was in charge of live and recorded sound for Barbra’s wedding to Jim Brolin. He also mixed her live performance at political  fund-raisers for President Clinton and George Dukakis. He toured with Frank Sinatra throughout the U.S., Argentina and Brazil, where he mixed the live TV concert broadcast throughout South America.


He has been Sound Designer and Production Sound Mixer for the following National Theatrical Tours; Tommy Tune’s production of Grease (eventually a record breaking Broadway run), Tommy Tune Tonite! (also Broadway), Out There Tonight starring Shirley MacLaine, An Evening with Burt Reynolds (Co-Executive Producer with Burt), The Unsinkable Molly Brown starring Debbie Reynolds, SuperStars of the Bolshoi, and the Brazilian revue “OBA OBA”. Regional Theatrical Sound Design includes, in Los Angeles; The Last Supper, for which he won a “Drama-Logue Critics Award”, Selena: A Musical Celebration, Venture West’s A Piece of My Heart and Riga, and The Arizona Theater Company’s Side Man and Long Day’s Journey into Night (for both of which David was nominated for AriZoni Theater Awards). David designed sound for Menopause, the musical, for the LA. and Inland Empire productions which ran for three years.


He co-designed and installed the sound system for the House of Blues-Sunset Strip which was voted #1 nightclub in the U.S. In Japan he designed Jeff Kutash’s dance spectacular: Splash and in Las Vegas: Splash II: the Next Voyage which was awarded “Production Show of the Year” for the eighth time.


He operated the TV audience mix for NBC’s “Garth Brooks: Double Live” and designed “Swing Alive”, a PBS Big Band Special at the famous Hollywood Palladium, starring Les Brown and the Band of Renown, Sheena Easton, Suzanne Somers, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.


He has also designed sound for many large national conventions, corporate events and houses of worship throughout the United States.