about the dreamer
Derrick Davis is a dynamic and passionate performer of stage and screen. In his exciting theater career he has held the roles of Larry in Sondheim's Company, Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden, The Phantom in the 25th Anniversary Tour of The Phantom of the Opera and Mufasa on the Gazelle Tour of Disney’s The Lion King. He has also gone on as Scar and Mufasa in The Lion King and Billy Bigelow in Carousel on Broadway. Regionally Davis starred in Dallas Theater Center’s production of Dreamgirls as Curtis Taylor, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Opera Carolina's production of I Dream and King Triton in The Little Mermaid at Theater Under the Stars.
He has been seen on The Hallmark Channel, the Daytime Emmy Awards, Live with Regis and Kelly, Dancing with the Stars, as well as on the big screen in such movies as “Can a Song Save Your Life” and “A Christmas Story”. His concert career includes a sold-out performance of Rogers and Hammerstein works with the Las Vegas Philharmonic, as well as several solo performances in New York City featuring his original works and holiday favorites.