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Darcy Evans

2015: Associate director of Carousel. Ninth season. Stratford: Associate Director: To Kill a Mockingbird, Hello, Dolly!, The Music Man. Assistant director: Dangerous Liaisons, ThePirates of Penzance. Elsewhere: Darcy recently directed the New York premiere of Stealing Sam in the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row on 42nd Street. It was awarded “Best Drama” out of 130 productions from six continents by the United Solo Festival. It was also awarded “Best of the Toronto Fringe” and “Patron’s Pick” and NOW magazine praised it for Outstanding Direction, Production, Performance and New Play. Darcy directed the Canadian première of I Love You Because for Angelwalk Theatre (two Dora nominations, 14 Broadway World nominations). Recent directing credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (The Grand Theatre, London), Avenue Q (Sudbury Theatre Centre), Twelfth Night (Company C, Victoria, B.C.), I Love You Because (Stage West Calgary) and dramaturge/consultant for the première of the new Canadian play What to Wear to the Birth of a Nation (Watermark Theatre, North Rustico, Prince Edward Island). Darcy was associate director of Little Women on Broadway (starring Sutton Foster) and the U.S. national tour (starring Maureen McGovern). Regional directing credits: Chess, The Grapes of Wrath, Lord of the Flies, Hair, Village of Idiots, As Bees in Honey Drown, Sleeping Beauty, The Most Happy Fella. Training: BFA: Directing, University of Victoria; Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction (inaugural year), Stratford Festival. Online: Twitter: @darcywevans.