Doug McDade

Doug McDade

Actor, Casting Director, Director, Filmmaker, Manager and Performance Coach

Gurnee, Illinois

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February 2015
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About Doug

DOUG MCDADE is an original ensemble member and the Managing Director of Chicago's critically acclaimed Shattered Globe Theatre. Doug has performed in many SGT productions including the recent Chicago hit, The Rose Tattoo, Other People's Money, Talk Radio, God’s Country, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Judgment at Nuremberg, The Price, Dealer’s Choice, The House of Blue Leaves, The Manchurian Candidate (Jeff Award Recipient), A View from the Bridge and Warhawks and Lindberghs (Both Jeff Award Nominations). Doug shares several Jeff (Equity and Non-Equity Wing) and After Dark awards for Ensemble with SGT , American Blues Theatre and Next Theatre productions. Doug understudied Tony award winner and Pulitzer prize winner (for drama) Tracey Letts in Steppenwolf's production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Film and TV credits include appearing with Michael Keaton in Keaton’s directorial film debut, The Merry Gentlemen.

His directing credits include staged works for SGT , Northside Story Productions, Koch-Cohen Productions, Kalibre Productions, Gurnee Theatre Company and Clockwise Theatre Company. He has also directed film, video and television projects. His most recent directorial work, CUTEeGRL which he directed with writer/composer, Jeton Murtishi received Best Short Film Thriller at The 2011 Illinois International Film Festival.

Doug serves on the Artistic Advisory Board of Waukegan’s Clockwise Theatre Company and the boards of Coincidence Films, and WinsomeMuse Entertainment. In 2006 Doug received a Volunteer of The Year Award from Northpointe Resources for designing an acting program for the developmentally disabled. Doug is one of Chicago ’s premier film acting / theatre coaches and serves on the faculty of Lake Forest College and The Acting Studio Chicago.


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