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Nathan Alan Davis

NATHAN ALAN DAVIS

  

Nationality:    African American
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Nathan Alan Davis is a Midwest based playwright whose chosen influences include Hip Hop, classical tragedy and mysticism. His plays have been developed at CeNTeRSTAGe (Baltimore), Chicago Dramatists and the NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop. As a performer, Nathan has worked with Theatre companies throughout Chicago including Collaboraction, Goodman Theatre, Lifeline Theatre, Pegasus Players, Raven Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre. Internationally, he has served as a writer, performer and dialogue facilitator in South Africa for the dance/Drama troupe Beyond Words. Nathan is pursuing his M.F.A. in Playwriting at Indiana University Bloomington. His B.F.A. in Acting is from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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below is a list of Nathan Alan Davis's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Breakfast         Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea         iLament         Little Annie         Night Custodian, The         Unremembranced Sunset of Solona, The         Wind and the Breeze, The



Breakfast

Synopsis:
Breakfast is a glimpse into the lives of 20-somethings Amanda and Will as they share their first meal after a failed marriage proposal. the play examines the distance that can exist between us and those we are most intimate with.

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1st Produced:
Workshopped At Iu Theatre Director's Lab    Feb 2012

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Genre:
one act

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

Synopsis:
Dontrell is a new hero for a new day. A young man of 19. A mystic. A son of Baltimore, MD. Haunted by a powerful vision. In his dreams he sees a captive Africanthe spitting image of his own fatherdiving over the edge of a slave ship and into the Atlantic. Dontrell cannot resist the pull to go back to the ocean in search of his familys mysterious past. Yet he is soon to discover that the sea has its own laws regarding redemption and return.

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Indiana University Theatre (At First Sight Festival)    Mar 2013

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Genre:
full length play

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Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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iLament

Synopsis:
iLament = What happens when typical paradigms of casual communication can't meet the demands of a not-so-typical moment.

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Genre:
one act

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Little Annie

Synopsis:
Annie is on her deathbed. Actually, her death rocking chair. Annie is somewhere between old and ancient. She'll be taking you into her confidence for a few minutes. You'll be glad she did.

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Genre:
ten min

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Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Night Custodian, The

Synopsis:
During a quick candybar break, a love story between a custodian and a ghost.

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Genre:
ten min

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Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Unremembranced Sunset of Solona, The

Synopsis:
As the powerful empires of the east and West battle for control of the Iberian Peninsula (12th Century, C.e.) the small, independent city-state of Solona faces its inevitable destruction.

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A three-act play written primarily in iambic verse, Solona is a story at once epic and intimate, imagining the last hours of a civilization entirely lost to history.

1st Produced:
Fresh Eyes Project, Red Tape Theatre    2011

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Genre:
full length play

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Male:  8            Female:  5            Other:  plus 5 or more actors for ensemble roles

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Wind and the Breeze, The

Synopsis:
Sam, the legendary, undisputed, greatest emcee in working-class Rockford, IL, plans to rest on his laurels all winter and, if possible, stake out an early spot to watch the Independence Day fireworks -but his closest mentees and their outsized dreams challenge him to a battle he can't win. the Wind and the Breeze explores the politics of place, the pull of collective fate and the thin line between loyalty and betrayal when we choose to stand our ground on shifting sands.

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Developed at the 2012 NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop. one of 25 full-length plays that have been selected as finalists for the 2013 Source Festival. Three full-length plays will be selected from the 25 finalists and will be produced at the Source Festival from June 7-30.

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Genre:
full length play

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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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