David Deblinger, Teaching Artist


In this interview, performing artist, David Deblinger, talks about how he began his performing arts career after graduating from the New York’s High School of Performing Arts in the 1980’s. From there, he worked for a variety of organizations using theatre to educate and empower people. His career eventually led him to teaching Creative Aging programs in senior centers. David shares the biggest surprises he has experienced when working with older adults, along with how teaching informs his own artistic process.

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subject terms

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education

Creative Aging > Teaching Artistry

related organization

Lifetime Arts

resource type

Article and Blog Post




Creative Aging Programming, David Deblinger, Teaching Artist

art forms

Performing Arts, Theatre