Associate Professor, Theatre
Expertise: Directing, Acting, Period Styles, Playwriting, and Theatre History
David Gardiner is a director and actor who has lived and worked in Europe and the United States. He has directed and acted with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Arizona Theatre Company, the Long Wharf Theatre, the American Southwest Repertory Theatre, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Boston Chamber Theatre in the U. S. European credits include work at the Sorte Hest in Copenhagen, the Cassandra Theatre in Oslo, the Chelmsford Rep, the Young Vic, and the Piccadilly Theatre in England. He has taught at Guildford, the Drama Studio, East 15 and the London Theatre School in Great Britain, the National Drama/Film schools in Norway and Denmark, and Universities of Florida and Rhode Island. David is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and both the American and British Actor's Equity Associations. He holds an MA in theatre from the University of Arizona and a CFA from the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago.