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David Wiles

David Wiles

  • Associate Professor of Theater, Theater & Dance


I'm a history major trapped in an actor's body.

Education & Professional History

University of Cincinnati, BA History 1993; Yale School of Drama, MFA Acting 1993.

Assistant Professor of Theater, University of South Carolina 1994-2000

Associate Professor of Theater, University of South Carolina 2000-2003

At Carleton since Winter 2004.

Teaching & Research Interests

Highlights & Recent Activity

Acting: Guthrie Theater, Park Square Theater, Ten Thousand Things, Pangea World Theater, Emigrant Theater, The Playwrights Center, The History Theater

Playwriting: O'Neill Theater Conference, 2013 Semi-Finalist for Colorlines

Directing at Carleton: Farragut North, Wit, The Living, Going to St. Ives. Angels in America, Race

Publications:"Burdens of Representation: The Method and the Audience," appears in Method Acting Reconsidered. "Beyond Race and Gender: Reframing Diversity in Actor Training Programs" appears in The Politics of American Actor Training. 

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Actors Equity Association

Screen Actors Guild

Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE)

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Profile updated June 20, 2013

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