Scottie Davis (Delilah Brown and The bag Lady)
has been in love with acting for her
entire life.From the age of eight, Ms. Davis
was enthralled with movie stars such as Bill Bojangles and his student, Shirley Temple.
...Scottie Davis is a professional actress and mime.She founded the Salt and Pepper Mime Company, which is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.While attending Adelphi University, she received a B.A. in Theater and Magna Cum Laude.Davis
is also associated with the Educational Theater Association and the Alliance of Resident Theater Producers
In Ira Jeffries production, Three Short Plays, Davis plays two characters.
The second character played by Davis
was The Bag Lady.
is related to neither of the characters."I'm not gay, I'm not a WWII veteran, and I've never killed anyone".However she
does share a strong personality like Delilah Brown.Davis
also shared that she
did not favor one role over another."The characters are all related in the sense that their black woman trying to confront the obstacles within their lives… they all have a lack of support from men".
To get in tune with a character Davis
always does breathing, vocal, and stretching exercises.She
believes it is important to become the character physically at first and then develop the character's voice.Outside of acting, Davis
does mime and strongly believes the two art forms are very much alike."Mimes communicate with gestures while actors communicate physically and verbally… The greatest of characters are mimes".In addition once Davis
gets into character she
prefers to be addressed by her
believes the performance of Ira Jeffries'Three Short Plays was a success.