Mary Stuart

February 21

April 15, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

in a new version by Peter Oswald
directed by Jenn Thompson

David Woolley

Fight Choreographer

DAVID WOOLLEY returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Red Velvet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, Peter Pan, Henry V, Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, King John, Troilus and Cressida, Macbeth, and Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Current Chicago credits include The Gentleman Caller (Raven Theater)and Beauty Queen of Leenane (Northlight Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Second Stage Theater) and Edmond (Provincetown Playhouse). Regional credits include: The Three Musketeers and Henry V (Utah Shakespeare Festival); The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Geffen Playhouse); God of Carnage, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Norma and Wanda (Oakland Press Award), and, currently, The Case of the Elusive Ear (The Purple Rose Theatre Company).  Mr. Woolley is a co-creator and performs as Guido in Dirk & Guido: the Swordsmen!  He has received two Joseph Jefferson Awards for fight direction. A professor at Columbia College Chicago, he coordinates violence and intimacy, and is a fight master with the Society of American Fight Directors and is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and Actors Equity Association.

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