David Boles has an active, and wide-ranging, professional career arcing over 40 years. He was born a child actor in Lincoln, Nebraska and won awards for his singing, acting and dancing. During his teen years, he was a radio personality hosting the “Unique Youth” radio show on KFOR-AM 1240 and KFRX-FM X103. He was the weekly television
David Boles has an active, and wide-ranging, professional career arcing over 40 years. He was born a child actor in Lincoln, Nebraska and won awards for his singing, acting and dancing. During his teen years, he was a radio personality hosting the “Unique Youth” radio show on KFOR-AM 1240 and KFRX-FM X103. He was the weekly television “Teenaged Movie Critic” for KOLN/KGIN-TV’s “Kidding Around” and the “A Bolesful” segment.
During his high school and award-winning college career, David shifted into behind-the-scenes roles in Television, Film and the Live Stage as writer, director and producer for original productions like “The Westborough Crusaders” television series for Cablevision, “The Weeping Water Café” first produced on stage and then videographed for KPTM-TV. “A Stone’s Throw” was produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, and he directed and produced the award-winning art house film, “Watershed.”
As an award-winning graduate student at Columbia University in the City of New York, David turned to Playwriting, Script Doctoring and writing musicals. He worked with theatrical luminaries Liviu Ciulei, Eric Bentley, Howard Stein, Peter Stone, Marshall Jamison and Al Carmines.
While writing, directing and producing mega-media productions, David authors and publishes books about technology, American Sign Language, and provides editorial for other, pressing, human conundrums. He is a pioneer online educator, and he has taught, and created, programs of study, for in-person courses in ASL grammar, Dramatic Arts, Literature, Public Health, English Criticism and Writing at major public and private universities in and around New York City.
Prose & Poets and the Prairie Voice
Proofreading & Fact-Checking
Literary Quarterly Editorial
Social Media Text Proofs
Developmental Novel Construction
College-Level Reader Submissions
Editor, Author and Publisher @ David Boles writes and publishes books and blogs and scholarly papers under via BolesBooks.com. From May 1990 to Present (25 years 8 months) Greater New York City AreaAuthor, Publisher and Editor @ Each year, David Boles writes over a million words and publish thousands of for Boles Blogs where you can now find all our former network blogs, Urban Semiotic, Go Inside, Boles Blues, Panopticonic, Carceral Nation, Boles University Blog, 10txt, RelationShaping, United Stage, WordPunk, Memeingful, Scientific Aesthetic, Dramatic Medicine and Celebrity Semiotic in one, universal, truth of life: Out of Many, One. From January 1985 to Present (31 years) Greater New York City AreaHead Polymath @ Boles University is an online learning portal where David Boles teaches American Sign Language via HardcoreASL.com, dramatic writing via ScriptProfessor.com and he publishes books and articles via BolesBooks.com. He also writes and publishes 14 blogs in the BolesBlogs.com Network.
Boles University also creates content modules for online teaching -- get in touch if you want customizable teaching for your students -- and memeingful education program will be provided for Charter Schools and Homeschool students the world over. From January 2003 to Present (13 years) Greater New York City AreaAuthor and Instructor @ David Boles teaches American Sign Language online and in person and he writes ASL textbooks. From February 1988 to Present (27 years 11 months) Greater New York City AreaScript Doctor @ David Boles edits, rewrites, writes, ghostwrites and fixes scripts for television, film, radio and stage. All confidential. No credit or recognition required. He is your Script Professor and Script Doctor. From June 1990 to Present (25 years 7 months) Greater New York City AreaLecturer @ Founded, and taught, American Sign Language program of study at CUNY professional school. Researcher. Multi-campus Adjunct. From September 2010 to Present (5 years 4 months) Greater New York City AreaOnline Instructor @ Approved instructor for teaching American Sign Language to California students who reside in an eight-county area including Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Alameda, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, Santa Clara, and Tuolumne counties. From August 2011 to December 2014 (3 years 5 months) Online Instructor @ Approved instructor for teaching American Sign Language to California students who reside in a six-county area including San Bernardino, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. From July 2011 to December 2014 (3 years 6 months) Online Instructor @ Approved instructor for teaching American Sign Language for the Ocean Grove Charter School serving California students who reside in a five-county area including Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. From September 2007 to December 2014 (7 years 4 months) Online Instructor @ Approved instructor for teaching American Sign Language for the Sutter, Butte, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, and Yuba counties in California. From September 2007 to December 2014 (7 years 4 months) Publisher @ Discovered new authors. Gave new authors their first publication. Organized staff thought in print on the web with new and curious memes. David Boles also wrote hundreds of articles for publication. In 2010, Go Inside Magazine was folded into the Boles Blogs Network. From June 1985 to 2013 (28 years) Instructor @ David Boles taught the Humanities in the School of Public Health. From 2002 to 2006 (4 years) Instructor @ Taught Theatre Arts and Speech From 2001 to 2006 (5 years) Visiting Professor @ David Boles served a Visiting Professorship with the UC-Davis Program in Sports Medicine. They researched cardiac arrhythmia in student athletes. From April 2005 to September 2005 (6 months) Instructor @ English, Literature, Composition and Dramatic Arts From 2001 to 2005 (4 years) Drama of the Body @ Wrote, directed and produced "Drama of the Body" in live performance for Deaf audiences in the Department of Theatre. The play was videographed by the New Media class. From September 2002 to December 2002 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaInstructor @ He taught English Composition and Writing. From 2001 to 2002 (1 year) U.S. East Coast Correspondent @ eyepiece magazine From 2001 to 2002 (1 year) Critical Reading Project Reviewer @ David Boles read books in progress and provided feedback on what to editorially change to help make the book better for the reader. From 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Comparative Marketing Reviewer @ David Boles read books that were submitted for publication and he used his editorial background to compare those books with books already in print. It was important to consider the ever-changing publication landscape to back the right authors. From January 2000 to October 2001 (1 year 10 months) Instructor @ David Boles taught American Sign Language in the Department of Applied Psychology. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Instructor @ David Boles taught critical analysis and argumentative writing. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Instructor @ David Boles taught English Composition, Critical Writing and American Sign Language. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Technical Editor @ "Click Here" published by New Riders From February 1998 to June 1998 (5 months) Greater New York City AreaScript Consultant @ Literary Criticism for producers Martin Richards and Sam Crothers. From 1990 to 1998 (8 years) Greater New York City AreaDeaf Student's Guide to NYU @ Editor From March 1991 to December 1991 (10 months) Script Consultant @ Reading scripts, providing dramatic feedback and consultation directly for Helen Merrill. From August 1988 to September 1991 (3 years 2 months) Playwright's Associate @ Served as Arthur Kopit's associate for the national tour of the original musical "Phantom" as part of my Columbia University School of the Arts MFA internship. From March 1991 to June 1991 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaPlaywright's Associate @ Served as Peter Stone's associate on the original Broadway musical production of "The Will Rogers Follies" as part of my Columbia University School of the Arts MFA internship. From February 1991 to May 1991 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaPlaywright's Associate @ Served as Arthur Kopit's associate for "Bone the Fish" produced at Circle Rep as part of my Columbia University School of the Arts MFA internship. From September 1990 to December 1990 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaAssistant Director @ Served as Jim Simpson's assistant director for the original production of Mac Wellman's play, "Sincerity Forever" -- produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music -- as part of my Columbia University School of the Arts MFA internship. From September 1990 to December 1990 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaPlaywright, Director & Choreographer Working in the Theatre #137 @ David Boles appeared on the CUNY-TV broadcast of the American Theatre Wing Workshop -- "Playwright, Director & Choreographer" (#137) -- in September 1988. David, as a new MFA graduate student at Columbia University in the City of New York, asked a question to the panel about collaboration between Playwright and director and Austin Pendleton started a conversation. From September 1988 to September 1988 (1 month) Script Consultant @ Script Criticism and Reviews -- working with Lloyd Rose and Jerry Manning. From May 1987 to September 1988 (1 year 5 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaAssistant Director @ Assistant Director to David Bell for the Ford's Theatre musical presentation of "A Christmas Carol." From October 1987 to January 1988 (4 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaMovie Critic @ Reviewed Films and provided live-on-tape interviews. From 1981 to 1988 (7 years) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaVictory Awards Announcer and On Stage Associate @ David Boles was an on stage associate for The Victory Awards held at the Kennedy Center. He walked Jim Brady on stage -- the last time he walked on his own in public. He was the announcer for the event hosted by Frank Langella. Music conductor was Marvin Hamlisch. Award recipients included Jim Brady, Jose Feliciano, Ann Margret and Joe Theismann -- among others. Directed by David Bell. Produced by Bonnie Nelson-Schwartz. From July 1987 to October 1987 (4 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaPrairie Schooner Editorial Assistant @ First undergraduate in the history of the 60-year Prairie Schooner literary quarterly to be an editorial assistant. From January 1985 to July 1987 (2 years 7 months) Weeping Water Cafe @ Wrote and directed the stage play -- "The Weeping Water Cafe" -- presented at the Community Playhouse and then shot for television in various locations for airing on KPTM television in Omaha. From January 1986 to May 1987 (1 year 5 months) Greater Omaha AreaWatershed @ An original film, written, directed and produced by David Boles. Filmed entirely on location. From March 1985 to March 1987 (2 years 1 month) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaUnique Youth Interviewer and On-Air Radio Talent @ Unique Youth weekly radio interview show. On-Air Talent for KFOR and KFRX. From 1979 to 1987 (8 years) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaOn-Air Talent @ On-Air talent for KLMS 1480 Radio: "Lincoln's Music Station" From January 1984 to December 1985 (2 years) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaOn-Air Talent @ On-Air radio talent for KBHL - "Kept By His Lasso" - country radio. From January 1983 to December 1984 (2 years) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaKidding Around: A Bolesful @ Teenage movie critic for "Kidding Around" on Nebraska superstations KOLN/KGIN-TV. Weekly movie reviews. Segment called "A Bolesful." From January 1980 to December 1983 (4 years) Lincoln, Nebraska AreaWestborough Crusaders @ David Boles wrote, directed and produced seven installments of this episodic television drama that aired on Cablevision. From January 1981 to July 1982 (1 year 7 months) Lincoln, Nebraska Area
MFA, Theatre @ Columbia University in the City of New York From 1988 to 1991 BA, English @ University of Nebraska-Lincoln From 1983 to 1987 High School Diploma, General Education @ Lincoln Northeast High School From 1980 to 1983 David Boles is skilled in: Publishing, Editing, Blogging, Books, E-Learning, Teaching, Content Development, Social Media, Creative Writing, Social Networking, Copy Editing, Editorial, Public Speaking, Proofreading, Research
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