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Yusef Miller

YUSEF MILLER

  

Nationality:    African American
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YUSEF MILLER is a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwright Fellow and a Le Comte Du Nouy Prize recipient for excellence in playwriting at The Juilliard School. He is a MFA graduate of UCSD and BA graduate of Morehouse College. As Actor, Yusef is a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and LCT Directors Lab. Yusef has been featured Actor at Lincoln Center, Playwrights Horizons, The Classic Stage Company, Arena Stage and other theatres. Short film, Patent Leather Scars is Yusef's debut as Producer. Short film, Ding Dong was produced by Raw Impressions, (NY short film festival, Ripfest #10). Yusef's play Breakfast was investigated at Lark, produced at Horse Trade Theater Group/The Fire This Time Festival. Yusef's play Hookyjook, the Land of... was investigated at Théâtres de Nesle à Paris, Lark, LCT's Directors Lab, The Ford Foundation and The Classical Theatre of Harlem's Future Classics Reading, was an Arnold Weissberger Nominee (Williamstown), Reverie Production's Next Generation Playwriting Contest Semi-Finalist. Yusef is driven to create a platform where homophobia, sexism, racism are abolished. He seeks to create short films that EMPOWER minority people. Currently, Yusef is Filmmaker, Producer, and Creator of On Program, a short-film website. On Program short films seek to uplift and inspire. http://www.onprogram.org

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        Breakfast         Post Nine and One and One Lives



Breakfast

Synopsis:
After their gay teenage son's suicide, Harriet and Glen's love falls under scrutiny. their ritualistic breakfasts together reveal a pathological battleground of neglect and fear. Closure is offered from an unlikely source, their son

Notes:
This is A program of six new short plays by African American writers, presented As part of the Fire This Time Festival. the plays Are: the Scorpion And the Fox by Jesse Cameron Alick, the Big Crunch or. . .(the eternal return) by Christine Jean Chambers, Exodus by Camille Darby, the Bitter Seraph of Sugar Hill by Marcus Gardley, Breakfast by Yusef Miller, And Third Grade by Dominique Morisseau.

1st Produced:
the Red Room
85 East 4th Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10003    20 Jan 2011

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Ten Min. - - Gay, one act

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Post Nine and One and One Lives

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1st Produced:
Fire This Time Festival, New York    2012

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in "The Fire This Time Festival Season Two", http://www.indietheaternow.com/Plays   -

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Genre:
Ten minute play

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