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MFA Playwright is Source Finalist

New play one of 25 nominated for DC's Source Festival

Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nathan Allen Davis

MFA student Nathan Alan Davis is one of 25 playwrights recently selected as finalists for the Washington DC-based 2013 Source Festival.

Davis's play The Wind and the Breeze was selected after being evaluated by over 100 readers and the Festival’s team of producers led by Jenny McConnell Frederick, CulturalDC’s Director of Performing Arts.Three full-length plays eventually will be selected and produced at the Source Festival from June 7-30. The winners will be announced in February.

New work by Davis will be featured in IU Theatre's upcoming production At First Sight, a repertory of new plays opening on March 22 at the Wells-Metz Theatre.

Davis is pursuing an MFA in playwriting in the College's Department of Theatre and Drama. A Midwest-based playwright whose chosen influences include Hip Hop, classical tragedy, and mysticism, Davis's plays have been developed at CENTERSTAGE (Baltimore), Chicago Dramatists, and the NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop.

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