Dave hails originally from New York.
He successfully played the New York club scene for years as a singer/songwriter. Then, after performing in London, Paris, Amsterdam and 5 years as a Pub musician in Kitzbuhel, Dave came to Vienna and formed the band Pontiac Jones, opening for such acts as David Bowie and INXS. In 1999 and 2000 he represented Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest as the composer of the songs Reflection and All To You.
Working as an actor, his Musical Theater credits include Berger in Hair at the Raimund Theater, Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, Footloose, Jekyll & Hyde, Vince Fontaine/Teen angel in Grease, and the Big Bopper in Buddy the musical in Essen, Germany. Dave also sang the Rock Tenor part in Leonard Bernsteins Mass with the Tonkünstler Orchester NÖ at the Konzerthaus in Vienna and the Festpielhaus in St. Pölten,
Vienna Theater Productions include Jamie in Territory, Ben in IZ, Leon/Nick in Speaking In Tongues, Shakespeare in Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Christmas Carol, Charlie in Over The Threshhold, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Frank in How the Other Half Loves and Winston in 1984
He is also the Producer of, and plays “Jake” in The Blues Brothers Are Back, touring Europe and appearing most recently in the Wiener Stadthalle and this coming February in the Museums Quartier.
His film credits include Tootsie, The Godfather, and Manhattan
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