Garry Davey adjudicates Central Interior Zone Drama Festival in Williams Lake this week.

Garry Davey adjudicates Central Interior Zone Drama Festival in Williams Lake this week.

Actor Garry Davey adjudicates zone drama festival

B.C. actor, writer, and director Garry Davey is adjudicating the Central Interior Zone Drama Festival happening in Williams Lake this week.

B.C. actor, writer, and director Garry Davey is adjudicating the Central Interior Zone Drama Festival happening in Williams Lake this week.

Davey is the former artistic director for TheatreOne in Nanaimo and of the William Davis Centre for Actor’s Study in Vancouver where he taught for 14 years. 

A graduate of The Vancouver Playhouse School, he has worked extensively as an actor in theatres across the country, as well as appearing in many television productions and feature films including Da Vinci’s Inquest in recurring episodes, Cold Squad, The X-Files and the Victoria-based series Alienated

He has directed more than 20 plays including The Drawer Boy and Shirley Valentine for TheatreOne, Marion Bridge by Daniel McIvor, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, and an acclaimed production of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize winning Three Tall Women for Western Edge Theatre.

Davey recently appeared in Night of Shooting Stars by Michael Armstrong, also for Western Edge, and directed The Occupation of Heather Rose with Catherine Caines on Gabriola. 

This past summer he adapted the script and co-directed a street-theatre version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for TheatreOne’s Young Company.

In the course of his career Davey has developed his craft with master teachers from across Canada, New York, Los Angeles Paris and London. 

He has shared his work with Theatre BC for several years, as Zone Festival adjudicator(s), workshop play director, as well as teaching acting and directing workshops around the province.

Davey has also twice served as a juror for the Canadian National Playwriting contest and as dramaturge at the New Play Festival in Kamloops, and had the honour to adjudicate Mainstage in Nanaimo in 2005. For more on the festival turn to Page A15.


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