David Prete is excited to work at Steppenwolf Theatre Company again where he last assisted ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro on Three Sisters. David worked as a writer, actor and director in New York City for 15 years before attending the MFA Directing program at Northwestern University. Chicago credits include Purple Heart and Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop (Northwestern University). He graduated from The New Actors Workshop where he studied with Mike Nichols, Paul Sills and George Morrison. He acted Off-Broadway and co-founded the Water Theatre Company in New York City. W.W. Norton published both his novels Say That to My Face (2003) and August and Then Some (2012). davidprete.com.