Lewis Center Fellows
Will Davis is a trans identified director and choreographer focused on physically adventurous new work for the stage.
Off-Broadway credits include Road Show (Encores! Off-Center); India Pale Ale (MTC); Bobbie Clearly (Roundabout Underground); Charm (MCC); Men on Boats (Clubbed Thumb and Playwrights Horizons—Lucille Lortel nomination); and Duat (Soho Rep). Regional credits include: Spamtown, USA (Children’s Theater Company); Everybody (Shakespeare Theater Company); A Doll’s House, Part 2 (Long Wharf Theatre); The Carpenter (The Alley Theatre); Colossal (Olney Theatre Center and Mixed Blood Theater—Helen Hayes Award for Best Direction); Evita (Olney Theatre Center—Helen Hayes Award nomination); and multiple productions for ATC in Chicago where Davis also served as artistic director.
He is an alum of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, the NYTW 2050 Directing Fellowship, the Brooklyn Art Exchange’s Artist in Residence program, and currently serves on the TCG board of directors.
“After a life-changing transition, Will Davis sets out to transform a Chicago theater” | Chicago Reader, Dec. 30, 2016
“Art in the Time of COVID: Princeton University Arts Fellows Will Davis and Danez Smith” | Discover Jersey Arts Culture Vultures, May 11, 2020