Peter A. Davis

Core Ensemble Member


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Artist Descending A Staircase, Puff: Believe It Or Not, The Skin of Our Teeth, Pygmalion, Both Your Houses, You Never Can Tell, The Voysey Inheritance, The Philadelphia Story, The Best Man, Aren’t We All, Arcadia, and Some Americans Abroad (understudy)


Peter A. Davis is a retired theatre professor who served on the faculties at the University of Oregon, Tufts University, and for 27 years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was Chair of Theatre Studies and the MA/PhD Program, as well as Director of Graduate Studies.  A resident of northern California, he is an actor, writer, historian, and dramaturg.  In Chicago, Peter has performed with Defiant Theatre (A Clockwork Orange), Strawdog (Three Sisters), Steppenwolf (August: Osage County and The Unmentionables), in addition to his work with Remy Bumppo (ArcadiaAren’t We AllThe Best ManThe Philadelphia StoryThe Voysey InheritanceYou Never Can TellBoth Your HousesPygmalionSkin of Our Teeth, and Puff: Believe It or Not.  He has also served as a dramaturg at Steppenwolf (Sonia Flew), Writer’s Theatre (The Turn of the Screw) and is currently the resident dramaturg at Remy Bumppo.

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3759 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Suite 124
Chicago, IL 60613

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Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60657
Box Office: 773.975.8150

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