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POPSICLES follows two essential workers taking back their summer with the power of their favorite summery treat. How many licks does it take to forget the pandemic?

COVERED is a glimpse into the life of a Black jogger, who faces the unsettling prospect of taking her evening run while wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE DAMNABLE DEPRIVATION OF DMITRI comically explores the tiny tsunami of aggravations caused by a power outage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HEYBABE chronicles one man’s attempt to use technology to face the unexpected costs of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The sounds of war birth a young nation while three women prepare for an ancestral journey on revolutionary roads. But when the effects of outside calamity push painfully inside, the harsh realities of warfare signify much reasonable doubt as they struggle with their spiritual higher callings


The Digital Series connects directors, their collaborators, and the lovers of their work in an effort to further conversations about stagecraft and methodology of the American Theatre.



about me

Nilan is a performer, creator, and arts leader. He serves as the Associate Artistic Director of The Drama League of New York. He is a founder of the creative content production company A Certain Something (ACS). Check out ACS's Alone in Place series now streaming. His plays include 

A Rock and a Hard PlaceEndangered SpeciesFOLKtales, & others. He is an alumnus of The Bay Area Playwright Festival, The Orchard Project, New York Shakespeare Exchange's Diversity Cohort, and more. His work has been seen nationally/internationally at theaters and film festivals as the Harlem International Film Festival, PlayMakers Repertory, Downtown Art, Playback Berlin, Madrid International Film Festival (nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Short Film), 48 Hours in Harlem, and more. Selected directing credits Friable (13th St. Repertory, received the Take Ten Best Play award), A Holy Her (The Parsnip Ship). He is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. acertainsomething.org


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