David E. Talbert began his career in the world of theater, quickly establishing himself as one of the most produced playwrights in American theatre. The Los Angeles Times labeled Talbert, "One of the most prolific theatre makers in America” and The San Francisco Examiner called Talbert, "Something of a phenomenon."
David E. Talbert has written and directed 14 nationally acclaimed touring productions that have garnered an unprecedented 24 NAACP nominations, winning Best Playwright of the Year for THE FABRIC OF A MAN. In 2007, Talbert received the New York Literary Award for Best Playwright of the Year for LOVE IN THE NICK OF TYME and most recently the prestigious NAACP Trailblazer Award for his groundbreaking accomplishments in theater.
A graduate of Morgan State University Talbert earned his bachelors degree in marketing and later attended New York University's accelerated film program.