(Bio as of November 2017)
Doug McDade is a founding ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre, where his credits include The Manchurian Candidate (Jeff Award), A View From the Bridge and Warhawks & Lindberghs (Jeff Award nominations). He also shares several Jeff and After Dark Awards for Best Ensemble for SGT, Stalag 17 at American Blues Theatre; Omnium Gatherum with Next Theatre and A Steady Rain with Chicago Dramatists. He understudied Tracy Letts in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Film and television credits include The Merry Gentleman with Michael Keaton and Chicago Fire. Mr. McDade has directed stage and film productions including the upcoming world premiere of Madelyn Sergel’s Taking Turns at Three Brothers Theatre. His film directorial work includes CUTEeGRL (2011 Illinois International Film Festival Best Short Film Thriller). He trained at the London Shakespeare Academy and the National Theatre of Great Britain with Sir Geoffrey Connor.