Elise Marie Davis
Elise Marie Davis is very excited to be back at Strawdog! Elise is the Artistic Director of Broken Nose Theatre, where she has received two Joseph Jefferson awards for Best Ensemble (Plainclothes and At The Table, which also won Best Production - Play). She will have her mainstage directorial debut with PEG in a co-production between BNT and The New Colony later this fall. Her Chicago acting credits include the Lyric Opera, Strawdog, Route 66, The New Colony, Artemisia, Midsommer Flight, Promethean Theatre Ensemble, American Blues, Eclipse Theatre Company, and New American Folk Theatre. As a playwright, she has had her work performed at First Floor Theater, BNT, and Arc Theatre, while her play, A Phase, has been taught at the University of Chicago. Elise is also a proud ensemble member of The Factory Theater, and is represented by Big Mouth Talent Agency.