David Catlin is a founding Ensemble Member, actor, writer, director, and former Artistic Director of Lookingglass. David adapted and directed Moby Dick, which debuted at Lookingglass in summer 2015, toured nationally, and is now playing through summer 2017 back at Lookingglass. He is currently directing A Midsummer Night’s Day Dream, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s original for Northwestern University this summer.
Additional Lookingglass directing credits include: Lookingglass Alice, The Little Prince, Icarus, Black Diamond (co-director), Metamorphosis, Her Name was Danger, The Idiot (Jeff Award for Adaptation), and West. Lookingglass acting credits include: The Arabian Nights, Our Town, Argonautika, Hard Times, La Luna Muda, The Odyssey, and The Jungle. In fall of 2017, David will again appear in Heidi Stillman’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Hard Times for Lookingglass’ 30th Anniversary Season. His film work includes Since You’ve Been Gone for Lookingglass/Miramax and Humanoid with Dark Harbor Stories.
David is an Artistic Associate with Actors Gymnasium and serves on the acting faculty at Northwestern University.
Bio as of 2017
B.S. in Theatre, Northwestern University