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Director of Talent

Phone: (703) ***-****  HQ Phone
Feld Entertainment Inc
Human Resources Dept. 8607 Westwood Center Drive
Vienna , Virginia 22182
United States

Company Description: Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Talent for Feld Entertainment & Ringling


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Sideshow World, Sideshow Performers from around the world., 6 Jan 2012 [cached]
Kenneth Feld brought me David Kaiser and Tuba Heatherton to train them to be my assistant talkers.
David is now a top position executive with Feld Entertainment Inc.
However, Kohlberger's reasoning doesn't ..., 1 April 2014 [cached]
However, Kohlberger's reasoning doesn't ring true with David Kiser, Ringling's Director of Talent and former clown himself.
Circus Smirkus Press Room!, 14 Dec 2010 [cached]
"The ideal candidate for this job is not just someone who is funny," said David Kiser, director of talent for Ringling.
Kiser said that Wunderle, having been a performer, can help not just with developing clown gags and routines, but also with each individual clown's movement, makeup and personal motivation, and act as liaison with the producers and directors.
Kiser also said that that Wunderle's background in graphic arts - he holds a degree in the subject - helps him to design props and communicate with the show's artistic team.
"Every year, we come to Smirkus not just to enjoy the show but to look for talent," said Kiser.
Kiser said Wunderle's job is part of the "massive feat" of creating, in only one month, a full-scale production "worthy of the description 'The Greatest Show on Earth.'"
Master showman of the circus P.T. ... [cached]
Master showman of the circus P.T. Barnum would have loved David Kiser, the vice president of talent for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, who is one of the imaginative minds that keep Barnum's dreams of audience entertainment alive.
Kiser, who sports a spiked crop of bright blond hair, began as a Ringling Bros. clown nearly three decades ago.
Today, he travels the globe scouting talent for future installments of "The Greatest Show on Earth."
"Being a clown was a lot of fun, but what I do now is also just as amazing and entertaining," said Kiser, taking a break from overseeing the string of performances for the latest themed circus production visiting Chicago this month.
While helping to create the show, which began with early designs and theme discussions nearly two years ago, Kiser said gathering the diverse talent helped shape the story for this year's circus
Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors, charging Cossack riders, magnificent Asian elephants and fierce lions and tigers are all part of the two and half hour spectacle leading up to the frenzied Globe of Steel finale and an appearance by the elusive golden fire-breathing dragon.
Kiser said the circus is also continuing the tradition of allowing an all-access pre-show available to all ticket holders.
Ringling Bros And Barnum And Bailey Circus, 142nd Edition, Chicago, 2012, Dragons, United Center, David Kiser, Johnathan Lee Iverson, Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors
Interview with David Kiser, ..., 1 Sept 2011 [cached]
Interview with David Kiser, Director of Talent for Feld Entertainment & Ringling Bros.Clown College judge.
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