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**JULY 2011**  TORCHWOOD begins on STARZ network, July 8th


**JUNE 2011**  Heading to New York to meet with The Ali Forney Center and seeing Ron Morehouse in Streep Tease, at Joe’s Pub, created by Roy Cruz.


**JUNE 2011** I open in The Car Plays, downtown Los Angeles, June 16th and perform on June 18th as well.  THE AUDIENCE, written by Kiff Scholl, directed by Matthew Bretz and co-starring Ron Morehouse. 


**JUNE 2011**  The Normal Heart wins 3 Tony Awards. 


**APRIL 2011**  The Normal Heart opens on Broadway April 27th. 


**MARCH 2011**  I’ve been offered a position on The Normal Heart team for Broadway.  (update:  passed on the offer)


**MARCH 2011**  Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, is my next charity event.  Contracts signed.


**FEBRUARY 2011**  Signing contracts for my new charity event of 2012.  Details to follow.


**FEBRUARY 2011**  First day on Torchwood playing Dr. Rosenbloom and having a great time.  The show starts to air in July of 2011. 



**May 2010**  David has two films that have been accepted in The Hoboken International Film Festival.  The Callback and Fake will screen in June 2010. 


**MAY 2010**  The Normal Heart is going strong.  Oscar/Tony winner, Joel Grey will be directing a cast of stars for this 25th Anniversary Benefit Reading. 


**MARCH 2010**  Criminal MInds airs March 3rd, on CBS at 9:00 PM.


**MARCH 2010**  THE CALLBACK will screen on March 20th at 5:00 PM for the Beverly Hills Shorts Festival.  For tickets:  http://www.beverlyhillsshortsfestival.com/schedule.htm  The screening will be at the Raleigh Studios at 655 Van Ness Ave. in Hollywood, CA.


**FEBRUARY 2010**  Larry Kramer’s, The Normal Heart will have it’s 25th Anniversary reading at The Geffen Playhouse, on May 17th, 2010.  This reading will benefit The Jeffrey Goodman Medical Clinic, for The Gay and Lesbian Center of Los Angeles.  Ticket information to follow.


**FEBRUARY 2010**  The Callback will screen at The Beverly Hills Shorts Festival in March.  Details to follow. 


**JANUARY 2010**  LA Weekly Review: 


GO! HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE "Sometimes to tell a secret, you first have to teach a lesson," announces L'il Bit (Joanna Strapp) in the first lines of Paula Vogel's highly acclaimed and richly awarded play (including the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama). Set in 1960s rural Maryland, the non-linear, episodic plot focuses on L'il Bit's questionable relationship with her Uncle Peck (David Youse) during the different stages of her adolescence. Strapp and Youse are captivating in their pas de deux, subtly expressing powerful emotions, and the chorus members convincingly shift personas while enhancing the theatricality of the pieceAs has been its hallmark, this company tackles the challenge of mounting theatrical classics in a "closet," and once again succeeds admirably, especially with such an intimate piece.


**JANUARY 2010**  Working on Criminal Minds, directed by Matthew Grey Gubler.  Guest Cast includes:  Ann Cusack, Beth Grant, Bud Court, Brooke Smith and Toby Huss. 


**JANUARY 2010**  How I Learned To Drive, for The Production Company, opens at Chandler Studio Theater on the 15th.  For tickets, http://www.theprodco.com 


**NOVEMBER 2009**  Offered a short film, “24 Hours” by actor, writer, director Ryan Francis and Producer Kevin Foxe.  Shooting later this month in Los Angeles, CA. 


**NOVEMBER 2009**  Cast in “How I Learned To Drive” at The Production Company.  www.theprodco.com 


**NOVEMBER 2009**  “The Callback” was accepted into The Los Angeles Comedy Festival.  Playing November 16th.  Monday Night.  Go to www.LAComedyFest.com  for tickets.


**OCTOBER 2009**  “The Experimental Witch” will be screened at the Rome Film Festival, October 20th at 9 PM.  The Experimental Witch is an idea by writer Paulo Coelho, who used the internet to invite readers of his book 'The Witch of Portobello' to make their own cinema adaptations of the text. The film is the result of a competition between readers-turned-directors, who used the characters in the novel as inspiration to make short films of the highest quality. Their images transport the viewer into Coelho's narrative world, in a truly visual exploration of the Brazilian writer's favourite themes.


**OCTOBER 2009**  Shooting FAKE in New Britain, Connecticut.


**SEPTEMBER 2009**  David has been offered the role of Langford Downing, in FAKE, written and directed by Gregory Friedle.  Shooting in CT in October.


**AUGUST 2009** David has been picked to be an Ovation Voter for the 2009-2010 theater season in Los Angeles, CA.


**AUGUST 2009 ** David wins the Jack Lemmon Jr. for runner up Best Actor in Piss Play.  Piss Play wins the Golden Pineapple.


**AUGUST 2009**  “The Callback”, written and directed by David is now complete.  Stay tuned for Festival announcements. 


**AUGUST 2009**  Performances of Piss Play:  August 3rd and 8th.


** JULY 2009**  Performances of Piss Play:  July 24th and 29th.


**JULY 2009** Opening night of the International Cringe Festival!  Piss Play, staring David Youse, Carla Barnett, and Flip Lafoon.  Written and directed by Don Cummings.


**JULY 2009**  “Stand Up, Piss, Dance”, a benefit performance of Piss Play will be performed in Los Angeles, CA on July 1st, 2009.  Joining the evening, will be the great Burlesque Dancer, RED SNAPPER and the wonderful comic, Karen Kilgarif.


**JUNE 2009** A staged reading of “Live, Work, Space”, written by Don Cummings and Directed by Ben Campbell will on June 30th at 7:30 pm.  West Coast Ensemble 804 North El Centro Ave, Hollywood, CA  90038.  Cast:  Dan Alemshah, Blake Anthony, Kimberly Bailey, Carla Barnett, David Kaufman, David Youse.  RSVP @ LiveWorkSpace@yahoo.com

 

**MAY 2009**  Rehearsal for Piss Play has begun.  Performances in New York on July 24th, July 29th, August 3rd and August 8th.


**MAY 2009**  Shooting “Commercial Audition:  A Memoir”.  Playing 6 roles. 


**APRIL 2009**  Pr e-production for “Commercial Audition:  A Memoir”.  written and directed by David Youse. 


**APRIL 2009** “Piss Play”, by Don Cummings, has been accepted into the International Cringe Festival in New York.  Performances will be in July and August.  Check back for dates.


**MARCH 2009**  In rehearsal for a reading of Don Cummings, “Live Work Space”.


** FEBRUARY 2009** Shooting a National Network commercial for Citigroup.


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