Tom Arthur Davis is an actor, producer, playwright, and director. 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 published by Playwrights Canada Press. His recent productions have earned recognition from NOW Magazine as Outstanding Productions (Mahmoud & Amusement) and Outstanding Direction (Elizabeth – Darcy: An Adaptation of Pride & Prejudice). He is also regular contributor to Pressgang Theatre’s storytelling series.
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 at the Toronto Fringe Festival, and the current TD Emerging Producer (also with the Toronto Fringe).
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: Amusement (Director – Nobody’s Business Theatre), Elizabeth – Darcy (Director – Burt & Werneburg), Five Fingers (Director/Producer – WeWillMeet Productions), and God of Carnage (Assistant Director – Third Wall Theatre).