Elise Marie Davis

Elise Marie Davis serves as the Artistic Director of Broken Nose Theatre, where she has performed in Girl in the Red Corner, Plainclothes, the award-winning At The Table, My First Time, several iterations of Bechdel Fest, and her own play A Phase. BNT’s latest season – her first as AD – netted four Joseph Jefferson nominations, including Best Ensemble for Plainclothes. She is also an ensemble member with The Factory Theater, where she has performed in the world premieres of Adventures of Spirit Force Five and Zombie Broads. Other Chicago credits include Baby With the Bathwater (Eclipse Theatre), Pine (Uncommon Grounds), Hot Pink (New American Folk Theatre), Kin Folk and Here After (The New Colony), Speech & Debate (Brown Paper Box), as well as work with Lyric Opera, Route 66, Strawdog, Artemisia, Midsommer Flight, American Blues and Pride Films and Plays, among others. She recently appeared in SQUID, a short-form comedy series now released on Amazon Prime. As a playwright, she has had her work performed at Steppenwolf 1700, First Floor Theater, BNT and Arc Theatre, while her play A Phase has been taught at the University of Chicago. She is represented by Big Mouth Talent Agency.

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