As a director, Koch has created over 100 productions of varied styles: Musicals, Dramas, Comedies, Political Satires, Cabaret, Cirque, Dance pieces, Concerts and Gala events.
He is known for his expertise in shepherding new musical works from first draft readings to full productions.
He created over 60 small cast musicals as the Producing Director of the award-winning Cabaret De Paris theatre in Seattle and was named Theatrical Entrepreneur of the Year by The Seattle Weekly.
His corporate videos have opened worldwide conventions for Microsoft, Starbucks, Safeco Insurance, Merck Pharmaceuticals and other Fortune 500 companies. His concert documentary of singer/musician David Byrne was the first concert webcast for Microsoft’s WindowsMedia.com.
His attention to detail, pacing and creative staging has earned him critical praise:
“…Directed by David Hunter Koch with a consistent touch of class. An understated, effortlessly melodic style prevails.”
– Washington Post
“…A bright, tightly paced piece of holiday entertainment, directed with zany zeal by David Hunter Koch.”
“There’s cabaret. And then there’s cabaret. And then there’s David Hunter Koch – Mr. Cabaret in Seattle.”
– Seattle Post Intelligencer
“…Pure, uncomplicated, lovely streams of days-gone-by jazz. Director David Hunter Koch ensures that the evening is a refined affair.”
– Washington DC MetroWeekly