Tom Arthur Davis is a Toronto-based theatre artist. 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 first play Mahmoud (Winner Best of Fringe NYC & Toronto), which he co-wrote with Tara Grammy, was nominated for the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. His Fringe productions have 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 was the 2014/15 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 (Writer/Performer/Producer/Director), Mahmoud (Co-Writer/Director/Producer), Autogeddon (Producer/Performer), The Lost Sagas of Tjorvi the Flaccid (Performer), Murder on Ossington (Co-Creator/Co-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).