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Heather Davies

Second season: Assistant director of Cymbeline. Stratford: Assistant director of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Training: Ryerson University (BFA, theatre), York University (MFA, theatre) and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, U.K. As Director: At The Grand Theatre: Cinderella (main stage); Footloose, Anything Goes, Macbeth (High School Projects); Playwrights Cabaret 2010-2012; The Little Prince, Lombardo, Judith (workshops). In the U.K.: The Native/Suicide Brunette (Old Red Lion); Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s Saints and Sinners and The Taming of the Shrew (Creation Theatre); Plunder (Watermill Theatre/Greenwich Theatre); Copenhagen, Neville’s Island (Watermill); Lope de Vega’s Montagues and Capulets (RSC/Capital Centre); Poor Mrs. Pepys (New Vic Theatre); A New Vision of Life (Royal Albert Hall); Party Pieces (The Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon). For the Royal Shakespeare Company: Stratford Talking, The Witch, Desire Under the Elms. Also, staged readings for the Globe Theatre; guest directing at U.K. drama schools including RADA, Guildford School of Acting and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Other directing: Toronto Noir (SummerWorks); Educating Rita, Laughing Wild, Blithe Spirit (English Theatre, Frankfurt); The Fire Raisers (Theatre York); Medea (PAC, Richmond, Virginia). As Associate Director and Resident Director: The Winter’s Tale (U.K. and international tour); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Calico (West End); two seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company including the Jacobethan Season (for which the RSC won an Olivier Award for outstanding achievement). Website: www.heatherdavies.com.