DAVID CATLIN

DAVID CATLIN

Ensemble Member

Since 1988

Board Member

Teaching Artist

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 played again at Lookingglass in summer 2017. Other Lookingglass writing credits include: Lookingglass Alice, Icarus, Her Name Was Danger, and The Idiot (Jeff Award for Adaptation). He is currently directing A Midsummer Night’s Dream, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s original, for Alliance Theatre in Atlanta.

Additional Lookingglass directing credits include: The Little PrinceBlack Diamond (co-director), Metamorphosis, and West. Lookingglass acting credits include: Hard Times, The Arabian NightsOur TownArgonautika, La Luna MudaThe Odyssey, and The Jungle.

David is an Artistic Associate with Actors Gymnasium and serves on the acting faculty at Northwestern University.

Bio as of 2018

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CREDITS AND AWARDS

  • THEATRE CREDITS

    ADAPTING/DIRECTING

    Chicago:

    • A Midsummer Night’s Day Dream (Northwestern University)

    Regional:

    • Moby Dick (Alliance Theatre Company, Arena Stage, South Coast Repertory)
    • Lookingglass Alice (Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alliance Theatre Company, Syracuse Stage, Arden Theatre Company, McCarter Theatre)
  • FILM CREDITS

    • Since You’ve Been Gone (1997)
    • Humanoid
  • AWARDS

    • Lookingglass Spirit Award (2010)
    • Jeff Award for New Adaptation for The Idiot (Lookingglass Theatre Company, 1998)
    • SALT Award for Play of the Year for Lookingglass Alice (Syracuse Stage, 2011)
    • Jeff Award for Best Ensemble for Arabian Nights (Lookingglass Theatre Company, 1993)
    • Jeff Award for Director – Play for West (Lookingglass Theatre Company, 1992)
    • Jeff Award for Best Ensemble for The Odyssey (Lookingglass Theatre Company, 1991)
    • Jeff Award for Best Ensemble for The Jungle (Lookingglass Theatre Company, 1991)