Singer, songwriter, actor, David Baird Strausberger is a member of The Performance Loft. Since starting in his first acting role in Shenandoah as a Union soldier at the age of 12, he has gone on to perform in, among others, Brigadoon, South Pacific, The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, Oklahoma, West Side Story, Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, Tommy, Beauty and the Beast, Carousel,The Marriage of Figaro, Stage Door, Spoon River Anthology, 1984, Tartuffe, Curse of the Starving Class, Numb as a Hake, The Home Project, and The Performance Loft's debut, The Yellow Gate. He has won two Regional ACTF/Kennedy Center nominations for acting and seven Inland Empire Theatre League awards. David, a graduate of the University of Redlands and ex-Montessori teacher, is currently starting a residency children's theater program called The Child's Theater. He is a happy father and musician who can be seen playing at local coffee shops and bars.