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David A. Downs
Associate Professor Emeritus in Service

David A. Downs

David Downs teaches the LA Internship class and the 349-2 Acting Class: Special Topics. He has been seen on television on Grey’s Anatomy, Scrubs, Everwood, Dawson’s Creek, Eli Stone, and The Guardian.


MAEnglish Literature from Loyola University, Chicago
BAEnglish Literature, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania

Recent Publications

Downs, David. (1995) The Actor’s Eye: Seeing and Being Seen. (Applause Books, New York)

Recent Awards and Honors

2003 Charles Deering McCormick Distinguished Professor

1996 Northwestern Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teacher Excellence Award