Tom Arthur Davis is an actor, director, playwright, and producer. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he received an H.B.A. specializing in theatre. His work has toured across North America including Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
His play Mahmoud (Winner Best of Fringe NYC & Toronto), which he co-wrote with Tara Grammy, was recently nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. His recent work has earned recognition from NOW Magazine as Outstanding Productions (Mahmoud and Amusement) and for Outstanding Direction (Served and Elizabeth – Darcy: An Adaptation of Pride & Prejudice).
Davis acts as the Artistic Director of Pandemic Theatre, a Toronto based theatre company with a mandate for socio-political work, which is the current RBC Emerging Company in Residence with Canadian Stage. He is also a Core Member of The Wrecking Ball, a Co-Founder of Collective Studio & Events Space, the former Youth Outreach Coordinator and Emerging Producer at the Toronto Fringe Festival, and a regular contributor to Pressgang Theatre‘s storytelling series.
For Pandemic Theatre: They Say He Fell (Producer/Performer), Birth (Playwright/Performer/Producer/Director), Mahmoud (Playwright/Director/Producer), Autogeddon (Producer/Performer), The Lost Sagas of Tjorvi the Flaccid (Performer), Murder on Ossington (Playwright/Director/Producer), Imbalance (Director/Producer), My Gaza, ‘tis of Thee (Performer), and Guantanamo Hotels & Resorts (Performer/Co-Creator).
Other Select Credits: Served (Director – Pressgang Theatre), Amusement (Director – Nobody’s Business Theatre), Elizabeth – Darcy (Director – Burt & Werneburg), Five Fingers (Director/Producer – WeWillMeet Productions), The House of Yes (Performer – Last Priority Productions), and God of Carnage (Assistant Director – Third Wall Theatre).