David Carey

David Carey

Resident Voice and Text Director

Voice and Text Director, The Tempest, A Wrinkle in Time, Family Album, Richard III; Co-Voice and Text Director, Into the Woods; Assistant Voice and Text Director, The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window.

In six seasons at OSF: My Fair Lady; Two Trains Running; The Unfortunates; The Liquid Plain; The Heart of Robin Hood; Romeo and Juliet; Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella; Henry V; Party People; The Imaginary Invalid; The Language Archive; Henry IV, Part Two; The Pirates of Penzance; Ghost Light; Hamlet; Coriolanus; The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler; The Philanderer; By the Waters of Babylon. 

Other theatres: An Ideal Husband (Stratford Festival Theatre, Canada); Antony and Cleopatra, The Orphan of Zhao, Written on the Heart, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Henry V, The Two Noble Kinsmen, (Royal Shakespeare Company, UK). 

Other credits: Teaching: Senior voice tutor, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London; principal lecturer in Voice Studies, Central School of Speech and Drama, London. 

Publications: Vocal Arts Workbook and DVD and Verbal Arts Workbook (both co-authored with Rebecca Clark Carey). 

Awards: UK National Teaching Fellowship. 

Education: Speech and drama, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow; degrees in English language and linguistics from both Edinburgh and Reading universities.