David Catlin

Plays written by Robert Clyman



Moby Dick – (7M 3W) Set sail with Captain Ahab and the crew of the Pequod in this harrowing and intoxicating exploration of fate versus free will.Madness rages like the angry sea when man pits himself against leviathan in Melville’s epic and poetic tale furiously reimagined by David Catlin.


David Catlin has served as Director of Artistic Development, Lookingglass Studio teacher, Managing Director, and most recently served as Lookingglass’ Artistic Director (2003-2010).

Lookingglass directing credits include Lookingglass Alice, Icarus, Black Diamond (co-director), Metamorphosis, Her Name was Danger, The Idiot (Jeff Award Adaptation),and West.

Lookingglass acting credit include The Arabian Nights, Our Town, Argonautika, Hard Times, La Luna Muda, The Odyssey, and The Jungle. His film work includes Since You’ve Been Gone for Lookingglass/Miramax and Humanoid with Dark Harbor Stories.

David teaches acting at Northwestern University and lives in Chicago with his wife Kerry and daughters Saylor and Emerson.