David Matheson Biography

Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: David Matheson is a Toronto based actor and director. He began his training with a BA from Acadia University and later attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in England. He hold an MFA from York University. David spent the early part of his career as an actor in Nova Scotia. Acting work included roles with the Neptune Theatre, Theatre New Brunswick, The Atlantic Theatre Festival, the Chester Playhouse as well as with numerous independent theatre companies. He founded a classical theatre troupe named Exodus Theatre in in 1999, and began to direct. His first project was a four person Julius Caesar in which he adapted, directed and played the part of Brutus. Exodus produced 8 shows under David's tenure as Artistic Director including Julius Caesar, Tales Rare and Grim, Rae and Luke, Jeanine, Homage, Richard II, Rex, and The Duchess of Malfi. In 2003 he moved to Toronto and In 2005 he founded Wordsmyth Theatre. He directed two shows as Artistic Director, Julius Caesar and The Seagull. In the summer of 2007 he appeared in the Summerworks festival in Robert Fothergill's Disciples, directed by Mark Wilson. In June of 2008 David directed Pericles Snowdons's Bluebeard for the Toronto Fringe Festival, a production that was awarded Patron's Pick. In August of 2008 he directed Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire for Upper Canada Repertory Company. In the summer of 2009, the production was remounted in Clarksburg, Ontario. He continues to work and live in Toronto, and teaches at Seneca College in their Acting for Camera and Voice program.

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Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Blue Line Jamie 1985
Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives 1989 Drama, Music, Romance