Richard Davis, Artistic Director
Richard Davis, Artistic Director, was born and attended high school in Kane, PA. He earned an associate of science degree in radiological technology from Gannon University and subsequently an associate of fashion design degree from Bauder Fashion. Prior to receiving his fashion degree, Richard was a nuclear medicine technologist at Saint Vincent Health Center.
Before joining the staff at the Playhouse as Costume Designer in 1989, he was costumer for Norcostco Atlanta Costume and costume designer for Costume World in Pittsburgh, PA. However, Richard’s first involvement with the Playhouse was in 1980 when he appeared in The Wizard of Oz, and he’s been a part of numerous shows since. His favorites include: Children of Eden (Director/Choreographer); Beauty and the Beast (Choreographer/Lumiere); Jesus Christ Superstar (Director/Choreographer); and 110 in the Shade (Choreographer/Noah).