As an artist, David Keith Best has performed professionally with the New Harmony Theatre in Indiana, Music Theatre of Louisville, Jekyll Island Musical Theatre, Unto These Hills in Cherokee, NC, and many other organizations.
Since moving to Florence, SC, he has maintained a strong artistic presence in local community theatre, most recently performing in Doubt and directing Barefoot in the Park for the Florence Little Theatre.
He also directs and appears in university productions. His recent productions include of Blues for an Alabama Sky and The Fantasticks.
As a playwright, he has had works produced in New York City and was a finalist in the 1998 Trustus Theatre Playwriting Competition. In 2016, he co-wrote and co-produced Bestill: The Musical with Dr. Brandon Goff, Associate Professor of Music Industry.