Jackie Davis joined the Conservatory in 2020 as an assistant professor of theater.
Davis has worked in theater, television, and film; she is a director, actor, and choreographer working primarily on the East Coast. Recently, she can be seen as abolitionist Susan Robbins in the film Little Women. Notable directing credits include Race, Ruined, and For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf. Notable choreography projects include Dance Nation, Beauty and the Beast, and The Wiz. Notable stage credits include Trinity Repertory Theater's productions of Black Odyssey (Benevolence), Marisol (the woman in furs), and A Tale of Two Cities (Jacques One). Additional credits include Lyric Stage Company of Boston's productions of Saturday Night/Sunday Morning (Jackie), Barbecue (Marie), and SpeakEasy Stage Company's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Siobhan).
Davis is also the founding artistic director of New Urban Theater Laboratory, where she has produced and directed five years of new works in Massachusetts. She has also served as an intimacy coordinator on References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot. Davis is a teaching artist for Trinity Repertory Company's Education Department and a master teacher for their Young Actors Summer Institute. She is on staff as a movement instructor for the Brown/Trinity M.F.A. program, R&B(m): Rhythm and Body (movement). She is currently involved as a director/producer for the upcoming web series From a Distance. Davis is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.