nazareth hassan

Nazareth Hassan is a southern writer + musician based in Brooklyn, NY. He is the 2017 recipient of the Dramatist Guild Young Playwright Award and the 2019 recipient of the Himan Brown Writing Award. His plays have been shown and workshopped in cities including New York, London, and Berlin, at institutions including The Bushwick Starr, Theatertreffen Stuckemarkt, Horizon Theater Company, and the Royal Court Theatre, where he is currently under workshop and a part of their long form writer's group.He is also a member of the Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writer's Group. His essays and fiction have been published by Waif Magazine, ThreadMag and Without Further Adu. He has performed as a singer at venues including Boston Symphony Hall, Joe's Pub, Atlanta Symphony Hall, The Fox Theatre, Mercury Lounge, NY Comic Con and Lincoln Center. He received an MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College.

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Living Newspaper @ The Royal Court Theatre (London, Dec 7-13 2020)

body100 w/ Garrett Allen @ Prelude Festival 

(New York, 2020)

SPACE on Ryder Farm Finalist with Talia Oliveras, Nia Farrell, + Nile Harris

reading of my play Ghost dad (i can't die)Bushwick Starr (Brooklyn, Mar 9 2020) 

singing at Comic Con for NBC! (New York, Oct 2019)


Trypophobia published in Waif Magazine (Sept 2019)

🌊 [wave emoji] @ ANTFest at Ars Nova (New York, June 2019)

VANTABLACK @ Theatertreffen Stückemarkt (Berlin, May 2019)

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Untitled (1-5). @ The Shed (NYC, June 2021)


Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writer's Group (New York, 2020-2021)

Royal Court Long Form Writer's Group (London, 2020-2021)

NATION X receives Pop Culture Collaborative's Becoming America Grant (New York + Los Angeles, 2020-2021)

Untitled (1-5). @ MINT Gallery (Atlanta, June 2021)

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George Strus @ A3 Artist Agency