David Ivers

David Ivers

Director, The Cocoanuts

In two seasons at OSF: Director: The Taming of the Shrew; Actor: 1991. 

Other theatres: 12 Angry Men, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), Romeo and Juliet, Love Letters (Utah Shakespeare Festival); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Denver Center Theatre Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Michigan Shakespeare Festival); and others. 

Other credits: Artistic director, Utah Shakespeare Festival. Actor: More than 40 productions in 17 seasons at Utah Shakespeare Festival, including Benedick, Much Ado about Nothing; Jacques, As You Like It; Jake, Stones in His Pockets; Berowne, Love’s Labour’s Lost; Truffaldino, The Servant of Two Masters; resident company member, Denver Center Theatre Company (actor and director, 1999–2010), including John Wheelwright, A Prayer for Owen Meany; Garry, Noises Off!; Michal, The Pillowman. Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Portland Center Stage, Portland Repertory Theatre, American Contemporary Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre. 

Teaching: Guest artist, faculty, director at Southern Oregon University; University of Michigan; National Theatre Conservatory. 

Education: MFA, University of Minnesota; BFA, Southern Oregon University. 

Professional affiliations: Actors’ Equity Association, Society of Directors and Choreographers.