Darian Dauchan

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DARIAN DAUCHAN is an award winning solo performer, actor, and poet who has appeared on both Broadway (Twentieth Century) and Off-Broadway Theatre (Jean Cocteau Rep., Classical Theatre of Harlem). TV and Film credits include Law and Order, Nickelodeon’s Bet the House as Darian the “SoundFX” Guy, and the Lionsgate feature film Things Never Said. He was a member of the 2006 National Poetry Slam Team for the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe, was crowned the 2007 Urbana Grand Slam Champion for the Bowery Poetry Club, was a 2008 Nuyorican Grand Slam Finalist, and was the 2009 New Word Artist for Urban Word NYC in conjunction with the Dance Theatre Workshop now known as New York Live Arts. He’s also the 2012 winner of The Jerome Foundation’s Stakeholder’s Choice Award and one of his most recent shows Death Boogie, A Hip Hop Poetry Musical, was the 2012 winner of two Edinburgh Fringe Festival Musical Theatre Matters Awards for BEST New Music and BEST Innovation of a Musical. Black Sheep, his fifth solo show was commissioned by the Kitchen Theatre Company with the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts, and placed 3rd for Best Play at the 2015 Downtown Urban Theater Festival. His band The Mighty Third Rail are 2015 American Music Abroad Finalists for the U.S. State Department, and in 2014 performed at SPKRBOX, the first Hip Hop Theater Festival in Norway. Death Boogie, the album, along with their debut album Classic is now available on iTunes. www.dariandauchan.com

With Poetic Theater Productions:

Playwright, Musician and Actor in Death Boogie in Poetic License 2012

Conceived by, and Poet in  S.W.A.P. 2011: The Spoken Word Almanac Project in Poetic License 2012

Poet and Performer for Love Redefined 2012, 2013 and 2015

Playwright, Musician and Actor in Obamatry in Poetic License 2013

Playwright and Actor in Black Sheep in Poetic License 2014

Vocals for The Mighty Third Rail concert in Poetic License 2014 

Curation Team for Conscious Language 2015

Curator for Poetic License 2016

Poetic Theater Productions Copyright 2016.