Rhode Island Dance
Who's Who

Posted August 7, 2007
Kelli Wicke Davis
Choreographer, Director, Faculty
Modern, theatrical dance, theatrical movmement

Kelli Wicke Davis, a native of Hawaii, has worked throughout the Pacific, Asia, Europe, and U.S. as a performer, choreographer, and director of original works, plays, musicals, and reviews for numerous dance and theatre companies, universities, and solo artists.

Her recent directing and choreography/movement work includes: Actors Theatre of Louisville: My Fair Lady; Cleveland Play House: My Fair Lady; Rites and Reason Theatre: Door of No Return; random.acts: The Bob and Ernie Show, The Zoo Story; Rocha Dance Theatre: Anicca, Whisper Into The Glass; Trinity Repertory Company: My Fair Lady, Thunder Knocking on the Door, Cider House Rules I and II, The Threepenny Opera, Othello, Nine Armenians, A Christmas Carol (4 productions), Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night (Summer Shakespeare Project), Tracers (Director-Conservatory); Heel Talk; The Gamm Theatre: Macbeth; The Dance Theatre: Atrial Tears, 848, Vertigati, CONTACT/CONSTRUCT.

Her work and performance have been produced at such venues as: Le Festival Exit, Creteil, France; International Festival of Theatres, Switzerland; Danspace Project, St. Mark's Church, Joyce SoHo, Jose Quintero Theatre, DIA, Theatre of the Riverside Church, The Open Eye, Riverside Dance Festival, NYC; Dance Place, DC; DiverseWorks, TX; Chautauqua Festival, NY; Davis Discovery Center, Kenyon College, OH; University of Memphis, TN; Dance Services Network, CT; First Night, Green Street, Boston; Carriage House, RI; and numerous university theatres. Television: Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, Kunming, People's Republic of China; Group W, NYC; WAVE/SHODA; Allamaze.

Ms. Davis established M·O·V·E, A Company of Dancers, co-founded random.acts theatre company, co-created and toured extensively as SHODA Moving Theatre. A recipient of numerous grants and Choreography/New Genre Fellowship Awards, she was a 20 year faculty member for Trinity Repertory Conservatory/Consortium.

Ms. Davis founded, developed,and currently directs the Dance and Performance Studies program at Roger Williams University. She is an artistic advisor to the Sean Curran Company, NYC and a member of The Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers.

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Phone: 401-245-6956
Email: kwickedavis@earthlink.net
Website: Roger Williams University