Darryl B. Hovis TYA Producing Associate

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Artist Profile

Darryl B. Hovis earned his M.A. in Theatre Production at Central Washington University and studied acting at the Professional Conservatory at UCSD, under Anna Shapiro (Steppenwolf), and South Coast Repertory, under Karen Hensel. He is the co-founder and artistic director of the Culver City Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, where he developed an intensive arts program for high school students in theatre, film, music, and art. He has gone on to develop theatre programs at other Southern California high schools, as well as Theatre International at Leysin American School in Leysin, Switzerland. TYA productions include Alice in Wonderland, The Legend(s) of Sleepy Hollow, and The Boy at the Edge of Everything. Other favorites include Therese Raquin (Chance Theater), Rent and The Threepenny Opera (Samohi Theatre), Machinal and Resurrecting Antigone (UniTheatre), and The Miracle Worker and Treehouses (AVPA).

Productions at Chance Theater

Production Date Role
James and the Giant Peach February 2018 Director & Sound Designer
in a word September 2017 Sound Designer and Assistant Director
Parade June 2017 Luther Rosser/ Officer Ivey
Fancy Nancy, the Musical May 2017 Producing Associate
The Little Prince February 2017 Director
The Boy at the Edge of Everything October 2016 Director and Producing Associate
Fancy Nancy, The Musical (2016) May 2016 Producing Associate
The Stinky Cheese Man: and other fairly stupid tales February 2016 Director and Producing Associate
The Legend(s) of Sleepy Hollow October 2015 Director
Alice in Wonderland March 2015 Director
On The Radar: Verite March 2014 Josh Darum