Nathan Davis is a playwright from the Midwest whose chosen influences include Hip Hop, classical tragedy and Sufi poetry. Plays include Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea (NNPN Rolling World Premiere, 2015), The Art of Bowing (L. Arnold Weissberger Award nominee) and The Wind and the Breeze (Lorraine Hansberry Award winner). These works and others have been produced, presented or developed at Baltimore CENTERSTAGE, San Diego REP, Source Festival, Chicago Dramatists, the Kennedy Center and Indiana University. In 2014/15 he joins the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard. Other honors include: Jerome Fellowship finalist, Heideman Award finalist and Bay Area Playwrights Festival finalist. Nathan received his MFA from Indiana University in 2014 and holds a BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Current & Upcoming:
Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea will receive a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere with productions at Skylight Theatre (Los Angeles), Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis), Theater Alliance (DC), Cleveland Public Theatre and Oregon Contemporary Theatre. http://www.nnpn.org/news/nnpn-announces-twelve-productions-of-three-rolling-world-premieres