Matt Radford Davies


THIS SEASON: Director of Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors

PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC: Adam track in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] (again); Brabantio in Othello; Fabian in Twelfth Night; Director of Love’s Labour’s Lost (2017)

OTHER THEATRE: Recent credits include King Henry in Henry IV, Part 1, Fluellen in Henry V, Bolingbroke in Henry IV, Part 1 (Prague Shakespeare); Kent in King Lear (Cincinnati Shakespeare), Richard Burbage in Shakespeare in Love, Roger Shears in Curious Incident (Virginia Rep); Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, Kent in King Lear (Richmond Shakespeare); Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, Lavatch in All’s Well That Ends Well (Virginia Shakespeare Festival); Antony in Antony and Cleopatra (Chesapeake Shakespeare). Other Shakespeare highlights include Macbeth and King Lear (twice); Claudius in Hamlet (both Folio and Q1); Prospero in The Tempest; the Duke, Angelo, and Claudio in Measure for Measure; Oberon, Theseus, and Flute in Midsummer; Orsino and Feste in Twelfth Night; Buckingham, Clarence, and Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Adonis in Venus and Adonis; Apemantus in Timon of Athens. He has also performed the “Stanislavsky roles” in Chekhov’s major plays.

FILM/TV: Greenwich Meantime (Taylor Hackford), Faith (Tetra), Enchanted April (BBC); numerous UK/US TV appearances, including regular/lead roles in Brookside, New Adventures of Robin Hood, Highlander, The Grand, Dalziel and Pascoe, Revelations, The Bill, and Coronation Street

AWARDS: Best Actor, Merchant of Venice, Richmond Critics Circle (2016); Best Ensemble (B. Iden Payne), Rose Rage (2012); Outstanding Lead Actor, Much Ado, B. Iden Payne Awards (2008); Best Supporting Actor, Richard III, Austin Critics Circle (2006); Best Actor, Misconceptions, Manchester Evening News (2002); Best Ensemble, Our Boys, London Time Out (1996)

EDUCATION: Ph.D in Renaissance Drama, UT Austin (2012)


PRONOUNS: he/him