Davis McCallum

Davis lives in Brooklyn. Recent work in New York includes The Belle’s Stratagem (Prospect Theatre Company), Landscape of the Body (NYU’s Grad Acting), Noah Haidle’s Dakota Project and Women & Criminals (Here Arts Center), The Stolen Child (Drama League of NY), and Jeffrey Hatcher’s Turn of the Screw (The Acting Company). Regional work includes Cyrano de Bergerac (Georgia Shakespeare Festival), Chuck Mee’s Big Love (at McCarter Theater Center), The Journals of Fanny Kemble (NYS&F at Vassar College), and Sarah Ruhl’s Melancholy Play for Princeton University, where he is a member of the theater faculty. Last summer, he was the Killian Directing Fellow at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where he directed Adam Bock’s Thugs. In 2000, he started Mooncalf Lab Company, a group dedicated to 1) developing the work of new playwrights; and 2) devising and adapting from non-dramatic material. He is a Drama League Directing Fellow, and a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. He trained at LAMDA and studied at Princeton University and Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He was an actor in Shenandoah Shakespeare’s 1996 Lend Me Your Ears Tour. He’s thrilled to be working for S2 again.