David Tennent is the son of a poet and an engineer. His first camera was a Leica Rangefinder. His first computer language was Visual Basic. His first play was A Midsummer Nights Dream

He spent a lot of time in college trying to figure out how to make code, images, and people all work harmoniously to make beautiful things. He wrote a few plays, grew obsessed with Dan Shiffman's The Nature Of Code, and fell in and then out of love with a variety of ideas, things, and people.

His theater projects have been performed at the Ontological Theater, Ars Nova, and The Public Theaters Under The Radar: Incoming. He has been a design collaborator with Philadelphia’s Pig Iron Theater Company, Stein Holum Projects, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, 3LD Art and Technology Center, HERE Arts, Williamstown Theater Festival, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Rising Phoenix Rep, Built 4 Collapse, Raul Abrego, Jeff Sugg, Maya Ciarrocchi and others.

He has given talks and workshops on the subject of interactivity at TouchDesigner:Montreal 2019, Pratt, NYU,The New School:Parsons, and Harvard University.

During the last fifteen years he was one or more of the following things in no particular order:

nude model
bad actor
algorithm painter
solder soldier
local one member(pink card)
minimal techno vj
senior interactive developer