David Calvitto

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    51 - 61
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 75cm)
    Weight
    11st. 14lb (76kg)
    Hair Colour
    Grey
    Eye Colour
    Green
    Build
    Medium

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2017Mr. Calvitto [is] the main reason to make the trip...He's quite entertaining...An impressive performance.
Neil Genzlinger
nytimes.com
2017performed with stiletto sharpness by Calvitto
Lyn Gardner
theguardian.com
2017It’s a fine and chilling performance... [by] one of the most admired and acclaimed solo actors on the Edinburgh Fringe
Joyce McMillan
joycemcmillan.wordpress.com
2017Calvitto in...a magnificent theatrical experience. It's not quite like anything one has ever seen or could ever forget. Bravo.
Semala Harris
thebarefootreview.com.au
2017A one-man show...delivered by an actor who is a consummate performer. Timing, delivery, nuance is all there in bucket-loads.
Tony Busch
theatreguide.com.au
2017The inspired American actor... David Calvitto gives a splendidly surreal performance.
Joyce McMillan
joycemcmillan.wordpress.com
2017One of the funniest, cleverest performers around...can signal a rare form of intellectual pratfalling with the raise of an eyebrow.
Neil Cooper
heraldscotland.com
2017an explosive response...from the Board of the church, represented by a superbly ambivalent David Calvitto as the Elder
Joyce McMillan
joycemcmillan.wordpress.com
2017David Calvitto is superb.
Veronica Lee
telegraph.co.uk
2017...the doctor who smokescreens the problem as “women talk,” prescribing aspirin - is nicely pointed by David Calvitto.
Michael Coveney
whatsonstage.com
2017Though Mr. Calvitto [is] the alpha dog, all the actors demonstrate a crack sense of ensemble egalitarianism (Mr. Calvitto directed).
Andy Webster
nytimes.com
2012performed with a conjurer's elan - Lyn Gardner (The Guardian)
Lyn Gardner
guardian.co.uk
2012acted with terrific flair and feel by David Calvitto
Lyn Gardner
guardian.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020The US vice president
Film (Feature)
Kingsman 3: The Outfit
Matthew Vaughn
Marv Films
2019 - 2020Mr. White
Theatre
Casino Royale
Tom Maller
Secret Cinema / SMG, China
2019 - 2020Armrest fighter
Commercial
Fanduel AppFanduel / Bartle, Bogle, Hegarty Advertising (BBH)
2019Model
Commercial
Winkhaus Technology
Jon Cardwell
Volt Agency
Big Sky Studios
2019Satisfied Dater
Commercial
Lumen Dating AppLumen
2018Mike Pearce
TV
Autopsy: The last hours ofITV
2018Eldon Tyrell
Theatre (Immersive)
Bladerunner
Thomas Maller
Secret Cinema
2018Giancarlo
Corporate
Port Authority NY - Acts of ViolenceLeo Learning
Sandown Park
2018Priest
Voiceover
Starfish
Al White
Pro Cam Europe Ltd
Creative Work Studios
2018Product Pitchman
Commercial
Revitive
Rob Davies
The LivingRoom
2017Landry
Theatre
Enterprise
David Calvitto
Soho Playhouse, New York City
Soho Playhouse, NYC
2016Tom Pain
Theatre
Tom Pain (based on nothing)
Devin Brain
Joanne Hartstone Productions
Adelaide Festival
2015Detective Blake
TV
50 Ways To Kill Your Lover
Hannah Berrigan
Discovery Channel
2015Colonel Davis
Film (Short)
Acoustic Kitty
Jennifer Sheridan
Bru Productions
2015Elder Jay
Theatre
The Christians
Christopher Haydon
The Gate Theatre, London
The Gate Theatre / The Traverse, Edinburgh
2013 - 2015Juror 2
Theatre
12 Angry Men
Christopher Haydon
Bill Kenrwright Ltd
Garrick Theatre, West End
2009 - 2014solo performer
Theatre (Tour)
The Event
John Clancy
Absurdum International Touring
UK, US, Australia, Germany, Holland, Ireland
2013Norm Kreiger
Theatre
The Extremists
John Clancy
Assembly Rooms
Roxy Theatre, Edinburgh
2013Rooster
Theatre
The Shawshank Redemption
Lucy Pitman Wallace
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Assembly Ballroom
2013Mr. Reed / Leonard Grossman
Theatre
These Shining Lives
Loveday Ingram
Park Theatre
Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
2013Nick Nitti
Theatre
The Capone Trilogy
Jethro Compton
Jethro Compton Productions
C Venue, Edinburgh Festival
2012psycho killer
Theatre
The Silencer
Hywel John
Broken Watch Theatre/Richard Jordan
Pleasance Above
2012The Husband
Theatre
Imperial Fizz
Guy Masterson
Center for International Theatre
HIgher Ground, Adelaide Fringe Festival
2012Roy
Theatre
The Odd Couple
Guy Masterson
Theatre at the Mill, NI
2010 - 2011Lowes Employee
Commercial
Jimmy WinsBBDO
2010Wendell Barker (lead)
Theatre
Imperial Fizz
Sophie Fletcher
WordMonger & Absurdum International
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
2008Dave
Theatre
The Invitation
John Clancy
WordMonger Productions
Ohio Theatre, NYC
2008John
Theatre
The Shawl
Emma Taylor
Canal Cafe Theatre
Canal Cafe Theatre
2007The Judge
Theatre
Fatboy
John Clancy
Clancy Productions
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
2007American Businessman
Theatre
American Poodle
John Clancy
Theatre Tours International
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
2006Dr. Warren Wyndotte
Theatre
Goner
John Clancy
WordMonger Productions
Kraine Theater, NYC
2005 - 2006Big Bob
Theatre
Screwmachine/eyecandy
John Clancy
Scamp Theatre
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh / 59E59 Theatres, NYC
2006Towny
Theatre
Midnight Cowboy
John Clancy
Assembly Theatre Ltd.
Music Hall, Edinburgh
2005Gary Gauger
Theatre
The Exonerated
Bob Balaban
The Culture Project
Queens Hall, Edinburgh
2003 - 2004Juror 7
Theatre (Tour)
12 Angry Men
Guy Masterson
Theatre Tours International
Edinburgh, Australia, New Zealand
2004Wallace Stevens / Father
Theatre
Americana Absurdum
John Clancy
Menier Chocolate Factory / Clancy Productions
Menier Chocolate Factory
2002 - 2003Bob
Theatre
Horse Country
John Clancy
Theatre Tours International / Clancy Productions
Riverside Studios / UK Tour
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1982BA Theatre ArtsWilliam Paterson College University

    Additional Skills

    Director. Recent credits:

    2017- Enterprise, Edinburgh Festival Fringe -FRINGE FIRST WINNER

    2012- Macbeth, Clerkenwell Detention Center, Belt Up Theatre.

    2012- The Half, by Richard Dormer, Adelaide Fringe and UK tour with Theatre Tours International Ltd.

    2012- The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Selby Abbey, Yorkshire with Jethro Compton Productions, Ltd.

    -CELTA Degree, English as a Second Language Teacher

    -Worked for 10 years as a supervisor and trainer in a corporate environment in Manhattan.

    -Skilled rollerblader

    -Can recite Wilfred Owen.

    Additional Information

    Awards:

    2010 Best Performer Award of the Adelaide Fringe Festival for THE EVENT

    2002 Stage Best Actor winner for HORSE COUNTRY, by CJ Hopkins. (Edinburgh Festival)

    About me

    I'm a native American living in London. I have full working rights in the UK. American / Italian dual passport holder.

    "An actor gifted enough to rivet an audience."

    Benedict Nightengale, The Times

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • German
    • Russian
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Accents (UK)
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    • Upper-Class Massachusetts
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • American - Standard
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Villainous