Hal Davis is an assistant professor of Musical Theatre and Coordinator of the Musical Theatre Program. He received his Bachelor degree in Education from Wichita State University and was recognized as an outstanding student in Who's Who In American Colleges. He completed an intensive post-graduate program at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in performance.
Hal, originally from Wichita, Kansas, has been a professional actor living in New York for over 30 years. He made his London debut at The Holland Park Theater Festival in a production of Tartuffe, directed by Elizabeth Spriggs, in 1972. He made his Broadway debut in Titanic (Tony Award for Best Musical) in 1997 where he covered and performed the roles of Capt. E.J. Smith and Mr. Isidor Strauss. Hal has performed nationally and internationally in over 60 professional productions from Broadway to Stock and Regional Theatres. His past television appearances include: Detective Frank Slocum on One Life to Live (reoccurring role).
As an active member of Actors Equity, AFTRA and SAG, Hal has served on major committees including: Production, LORT, Cabaret, and Merger. He was passionately involved with the committee to “Save The Broadway Theatres”, with Chairman Christopher Reeves, during the 1980's. He has also written and performed multi-media events as the Associate Producer for BMW and SAAB “Ride and Drive” programs.
Hal's available recordings: “GOOD NEWS “ (orig. cast recording released 1993) and “THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS” w/Ann-Margret.(released 2002). The song, “To Christmas”, written by Hal, was included on the 2000 Broadway Cares CD-album “Carols for the Cure”.
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