DA Nixon

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Assistant: Ellie Byrne

Film, TV & Theatre

Dan is a playwright and screenwriter from South East London. His debut play LOOK ME IN THE EYE WHEN WE’RE DANCING won Out of Joint’s Writers in Theatre Award and his next play, ST. IVES, was commissioned by Sky Arts for their ART 50 festival at the Barbican. For TV, he’s been selected as one of eight writers to take part in the 2021 BBC Studios Writers’ Academy with his conspiracy thriller LIABILITY.

Previously, his work has been performed at theatres including the Lyric Hammersmith, the Criterion, the Soho Theatre, the Arcola, Theatre 503 and Southwark Playhouse, and has been shortlisted for the Old Vic 12, Theatre 503 Five and the Kevin Elyot Award. He’s also an associate lecturer in scriptwriting at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London.

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LIABILITY

6 x 60 conspiracy thriller
Selected for BBC Writers’ Academy from over 1,000 applicants

Theatre

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ST. IVES

2019

Sky Arts / Barbican

ART 50 festival performance
Dir. Sara Joyce

LOOK ME IN THE EYE WHEN WE’RE DANCING

2018

Out of Joint

Rehearsed reading at Soho Theatre, dir. Matthew Blake
Winner of the WiT Award

SHUDDER

2016

Criterion Theatre

Dir. Tatty Hennessy
Extract of full-length play

HOW TO BUILD AN IGLOO

2016

Arcola / Miniaturists

Dir. Tatty Hennessy
Short play

SHUDDER

2016

Southwark Playhouse / Theatre Renegade

Dir. Tatty Hennessy
Extract of full-length play

FIGURE 8

2015

Theatre 503

Dir. Jessica Daniels
Short play

DOWN ON THE FARM

2014

Southwark Playhouse / Little Pieces of Gold

Dir. Madelaine Moore
Short play

ARTS GRANT

2013

Lyric Hammersmith

Dir. BackHere! Theatre
Short play