Red Velvet

December 1, 2017

January 21, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

by Lolita Chakrabarti
directed by Gary Griffin

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.

Back to Red Velvet

Additional Pages