David Wannen is the Executive Director of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players. He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in vocal performance and holds a post baccalaureate in business from Columbia University. Mr. Wannen is a veteran of the NYGASP stage and a member of the NYGASP board of directors. Since 2007–08 he has been the sole official representative of the company in the national touring market. In that time NYGASP has expanded touring to the west coast and has enjoyed the highest grossing seasons in company history. Mr. Wannen is a co-producer of I’ve Got a Little Twist, NYGASP’s original cabaret. His other responsibilities for NYGASP include fundraising, marketing, board development, and strategic planning. He is president and on the board of directors of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents.