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David Petrarca

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Nationality  American
Movies  Save the Last Dance 2
Role  Director
Name  David Petrarca
Years active  1985–present

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Born  November 10, 1965 (age 50) (1965-11-10) Warwick, Rhode Island, U.S.
Occupation  Television director, television producer
Nominations  Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Similar People  Izabella Miko, Scott McPherson, Columbus Short, David Lindsay‑Abaire, Aubrey Dollar

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David Petrarca (born November 10, 1965) is an American director and producer of theatre, television and film.


He was director at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago from 1988 until 2005. Recent work as a director includes HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Big Love, Hung, and True Blood as well as Marco Polo, Jessica Jones and numerous other projects for Netflix. He worked as an executive producer on Those Who Kill, ABC series Eli Stone and the Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva.

He was the recipient of a TCG/NEA Director Fellowship and has served as associate artistic director for the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Chelsea Theatre Centre in New York City, and on the NEA Theatre Panel.

He has taught for University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the O'Neill Center and Northwestern University and has developed new work for New York Stage and Film and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

In 1996, Petrarca was chosen by the Chicago Tribune as a "Chicagoan of the Year".

In 2006, he completed filming Save the Last Dance 2 for Paramount Pictures. As of mid-2014, he was working on the screenplay of Wendy MacLeod's Schoolgirl Figure, and a film adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's Fuddy Meers.

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As film director

  • Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
  • As television executive producer

  • Those Who Kill (2014)
  • Drop Dead Diva (2009)
  • Eli Stone (2008–2009)
  • Everwood (2004–2005)
  • As theatre director

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