Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
Phone: ext. 2422
Email: daviss01@centenaryuniversity.edu

Academic Accomplishments

  • B.F.A in Acting, The Theatre School, DePaul University
  • M.F.A. in Directing, University of South Carolina.

Biography

Stephen Davis is an Associate Professor of Theatre Arts at Centenary University, the Program Director for Shakesperience: NJ, and a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association. Stephen has a B.F.A. in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University, as well as an M.F.A. in directing from USC, where he received the Two Thumbs Up Teaching Award for making a difference in the lives of students with learning disabilities.  While at Centenary, Professor Davis was honored with both the 2014-2015 Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award and the 2010-2011 United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award. He teaches classes to all ages in Shakespeare, stage combat, theatrical makeup, acting, directing, playwriting, video production and movement for the theatre.

Shakespeare in The Schools Programs

Hope Township School (Hope, NJ)

Publications

  • “All Are Punished”: Staging Romeo and Juliet in a post 9/11 World.   (The Edwin Mellen Press; editors: Matthew Biberman, Douglas A. Brooks, Matthew Biberman, Julia Reinhard Lupton, August 2011)  Shakespeare Yearbook, Volume 20: Shakespeare after 9/11: How  a Social Trauma Reshapes Interpretation
  • “Shake It UP Shakespeare: Magic, Mystery, and Mayhem” – Tour for Young Audiences – Shakespeare Education School Tour – Spring 2014