David Court


David Court is the Director of the School of Dramatic Art. He holds a B.A. Hons in Drama from the University of Windsor (’96) and is a graduate of The Hilberry Repertory Company in Detroit, Michigan.  He received his MFA in Scenic Design from Wayne State University (’07) and received a certificate in scenic design from The Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia (’06).

David has designed and painted sets for University Players, Gina Lori Riley Dance Enterprises, Bonstelle Theatre, Hilberry Theatre, The Young Centre for the Performing Arts, The Chrysler Theatre, The Capitol Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Port Stanley Festival Theatre and Cogeco Cable Television.

In 2011, David received both the Rose Brand Award and Fan Choice Award for Best Scenic Design for his design for Waiting for Godot at The Sudbury Theatre Centre.  In 2015-16, David received an Innovation Service Award from the dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for his contributions to The School of Dramatic Art over the past 20 years. He has conducted numerous workshops in scenic art at The University of West Georgia and taught in The Entertainment Technology program at St. Clair College.

David is currently a faculty member for The School of Dramatic Art, University of Windsor teaching in the areas of Theatre Production and Design. He teaches Drawing for the Theatre, Rendering for the Theatre, Scene Painting for Theatre, Studies in Design and Scenic Design.

Contact Information:
Room 200b, Jackman Dramatic Art Centre
519-253-3000 ext. 2812