Jackie Davis is an actor, director and choreographer working primarily on the east coast. She can be seen as abolitionist, Susan Robbins in Columbia Pictures' Film, Little Women, currently streaming on Netflix. Jackie is a member of Actors Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild. Notable theatre directing credits include Race, Ruined, and For Colored Girls Who Consider Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. Zoom directing projects include Paradise Blue, for Gloucester Stage Company and the world premiere of Songs of a Caged Bird, produced by Rites and Reason Theatre. Notable choreography projects include The Wiz and Caroline or Change. Notable roles: Agnes, Bug; Estella Velez, Laughs In Spanish; Benevolence, black odyssey. She is the founding artistic director of New Urban Theater Laboratory, where she produced and directed five years of new works in Massachusetts. She has served as an Intimacy coordinator on “References to Salvador Dali Make me Hot.” Jackie is involved in all three disciplines, theater, television and film. She was most recently seen on stage in Trinity Repertory Company's production of A Tale of Two Cities.
Jackie is on Faculty at Boston Conservatory, teaching in the Theatre Division, and is part of the Movement Faculty for the Brown/Trinity MFA Program; she is on staff for Trinity Repertory Theatre's Education Department as a Teaching Artist for their Young Actors Summer Institute.
Director, Songs of a Caged Bird, by Christopher Lindsay. https://events.brown.edu/africana/view/event/event_id/192106