Cavan Hallman’s writing has been performed in NYC, New Orleans, Chicago, Ireland, on screen, and on tour. His touring educational plays, which he also directed, have been performed over 20,000 times for nearly 5 million students across the United States. Cavan directed the world premiere of the musical Pictures of Marilyn at the National WWII Museum, named one of the ten best musicals of 2016 by The New Orleans Times-Picayune.
He is the Founding Artistic Director of Mirrorbox Theatre, based in Cedar Rapids, where he has directed four Iowa premieres since 2018. At TCR he has directed The Full Monty, The Girl Wonder (Underground), taught Scriptwriting, and served a s a New Work Development Consultant. In Cedar Rapids he has written and directed for Playtime Poppy’s Summer Theatre Adventure; performed his solo show at RAYGUN, and worked as a writer and performer for SPT’s “Tales From the Writer’s Room.”
In the summer of 2020, The Suffragist, his musical collaboration with Nancy Hill Cobb, will premiere at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.
Cavan is a Resident Artist with The CRY HAVOC Company in New York City. He has an MFA in Playwriting from the University of New Orleans, for whom he has also taught writing and acting, both on campus and for their study abroad program in Ireland. Cavan is a proud husband and father.
Cavan joins our 19/20 season as…
- Director, The Skin of Our Teeth