About David Davila

David Davila is an award winning playwright and comedian from the border of South Texas; where the wall has stood since George W’s administration. His work stands at the intersection of queer-culture and mestizaje ranging from plays and musicals, to poetry and stand-up comedy. An alumnus of The Second City Chicago and the Primary Stages ESPA Playwriting School in Manhattan, he is a proud member of Musical Theatre Factory, the Latinx Playwrights Circle, the Latine Musical Theatre Lab, ThePlayGround Experiment, the founding Artistic Director of Lone Star Theatre, and the son of a preacher man. His theatre works include MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY (NYMF, O’Neill finalist, Princeton University, Gallery Players), AZTEC PIRATES, A LATINX FANTASIA ON NATIONAL THEMES, PART ONE: THE INSIGNIFICANCE OF LIFE ON MARS (New American Voices National Playwriting Award, Landing Theatre, San Diego Rep, Brooklyn Cultural Arts Center), PART TWO: THE INEQUITY OF SACRIFICE (Latinx Playwrights Circle, Brooklyn Cultural Arts Center), HOTEL PUERTO VALLARTA, A LEGITIMATE WORK OF DRAMATIC THEATRE (Variations Theatre, The Egg and Spoon), PROMESA: A MARIACHI MUSICAL (Musical Theatre Factory), ANIMAL HUSBANDRY (New York Fringe Festival 2019, Feast, BarnArts), VOX POP (Musical Theatre Factory, 54 Below), PYRAMID (Lincoln Center, AACR), #52SONGS (Beechman), TALES FROM HWY 281 (Intar), ADAN Y JULIO Y LA FRONTERA: 2003 (O’Neill semi-finalist, Lone Star Theatre, Viva Theatre), MEN OF GOD (O’Neill semi-finalist, Lone Star Theatre), THE MESQUITE TREE, A TEXAS TRAGEDY (PlayGround Experiment), THE PIÑATA, and more. He is a Rockwell Scholar, an Askins Playwright Fellow, and a 2022 Disney TV Fellowship Semi-Finalist. Follow him on social media at @davidodavila, or visit his website for more info: daviddavila.net

Recent Credits

At First Sight 2023

IU Theatre — Playwright

At First Sight 2023

IU Theatre — Playwright