Our People

David Galpern

Producer, Co-Founder

David has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as a producer, writer, actor, artistic director and fundraiser of both commercial and non-profit theatre companies. Together with Charles Roy, David founded the Classical Theatre Project in 2001, which has played to more than half a million students in Ontario alone. In 2010, David produced his first international touring show, CTP’s Romeo & Juliet, which set the stage for US national tours each year since.

In 2013, David worked alongside legendary theatre producer Marlene Smith to produce the hit Canadian revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS.

David has over 40 productions and multiple Dora Award nominations to his credit. In 2009, he and Charles Roy founded the Delphi Project, a multi-platform media company that has films, TV shows, graphic novels, mobile apps and video games in various stages of production and development.

In 2005, David founded the Toronto Youth Theatre, a registered charity that gives young people of all backgrounds the opportunity to work and perform in a professional theatre environment. He continues to serve on its Board of Directors.

David graduated from McGill University and studied at the British American Drama Academy at Balliol College.