David Carey

David Carey

Resident Voice & Text Director

Voice & Text Director, Fingersmith; Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land; Sweat; Antony and Cleopatra. Voice & Text Co-Director, Head Over Heels

In seven seasons at OSF: The Tempest; A Wrinkle in Time; Family Album; Richard III; Into the Woods; The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window; 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 (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.