Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts


Devon de Mayo, M.F.A.

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor of Theatre

Office #:  Mundelein 1302

Phone: 773.508.7510



Devon de Mayo is a Chicago-based educator and theatre director.  She currently teaches as a Lecturer at Loyola University, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University.

Recent Directing credits include: Women Laughing Alone With Salad (Theatre Wit); The Burn (Steppenwolf Theatre), Harvey (Court Theatre), Sycamore (Raven Theatre), You on the Moors Now (The Hypocrites), Animals Out of Paper (Shattered Globe Theatre), You Can’t Take it With You, and Lost in Yonkers (Northlight Theatre), Jet Black Chevrolet (side project); Compulsion and Everything is Illuminated (Next); Roadkill Confidential, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, and Clouds (Dog & Pony).

Directing and devising credits: Don’t Look Back/Must Look Back (Pivot Arts); Guerra: A Clown Play (La Piara, Mexico); The Whole World is Watching, As Told by the Vivian Girls, and The Twins Would Like to Say (Dog & Pony).

She received her MFA from Middlesex University in London and did further studies at the Russian Academy for the Arts in Moscow and the Indonesian Institute for the Arts in Bali, Indonesia.


M.F.A., Middlesex University