Dante Green

Dante Green

Dante Green (they/he/she) (Playwright/Composer/Director) is a Brooklyn-based theatre-maker. They are a graduate of The University of the Arts with a BFA in Directing, Playwriting, and Production, focusing on writing and directing for Musical Theatre. They are the Founding Artistic Director of The Makers' Ensemble, as well as an alumnus of Headlong Performance Institute, a member of the Network of Ensemble...
Dante Green (they/he/she) (Playwright/Composer/Director) is a Brooklyn-based theatre-maker. They are a graduate of The University of the Arts with a BFA in Directing, Playwriting, and Production, focusing on writing and directing for Musical Theatre. They are the Founding Artistic Director of The Makers' Ensemble, as well as an alumnus of Headlong Performance Institute, a member of the Network of Ensemble Theaters, a member of FoolsFury, and an affiliate of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Dante Green is also an award-winning Visionary Leader. They have worked with companies such as The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Pig Iron Theater Company, Lantern Theater Company, and Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Their work has been seen at Ars Nova, FringeArts, The Wilma Theater, and Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, as well as been commissioned by the Painted Bride Art Center and Sheridan College.

Plays

  • An Incomplete List of All the Things I'm Going to Miss When the World is No Longer:
    Following a global announcement of the date and time all life on Earth will be terminated, a group of friends decide the only reasonable thing to do is throw one more rager. An Incomplete List... invites you to the last shit show of the year to celebrate and mourn the delights and deceptions of the personal human experience. We’ve all been through a range of emotion that no one understands but you, so we...
    Following a global announcement of the date and time all life on Earth will be terminated, a group of friends decide the only reasonable thing to do is throw one more rager. An Incomplete List... invites you to the last shit show of the year to celebrate and mourn the delights and deceptions of the personal human experience. We’ve all been through a range of emotion that no one understands but you, so we figured it’d be nice to go out with a bang. Take from this experience what you will, for life will love and embrace you just the same. PS, there will be drugs.
  • Johnny and Skid Go to The Moon
    Set in a post-nuclear, post-apocalyptic world, two kids must find something to eat while remembering to be a kids along the way.
  • Clouds in the Kitchen
    One Home. Five Decades. Clouds in the Kitchen is a multi-narrative, multi-generational musical piece about the history of a home. This piece explores the intersections between the home in our bodies, home as the house we live in, and home as the planet we are on. Weaving narratives from multiple walks of life, from artists to entrepreneurs, biological families to chosen ones, relationships to independence, the...
    One Home. Five Decades. Clouds in the Kitchen is a multi-narrative, multi-generational musical piece about the history of a home. This piece explores the intersections between the home in our bodies, home as the house we live in, and home as the planet we are on. Weaving narratives from multiple walks of life, from artists to entrepreneurs, biological families to chosen ones, relationships to independence, the piece reflects and walks the path of a storm, creating the question: How do we adapt to our environment?
  • The Animal Ball
    In a Toy Story-esque world where when humans aren't watching, animals can speak, wine, and dine, two Lions hold the most exclusive invite-only party of the year.
  • Inexhaustible.
    Jamie's been not doing great and is currently couch-surfing with his best frenemy, but when the opportunity for some luck comes in a ten-year-old package, Jamie risks his sanity to try to make something of himself.
  • We Are Children.
    An intimate glimpse at a romantic relationship non-linearly. We Are Children puts the introduction, the relationship, and the break-up, all in one room.
  • When the Window Breaks
    In a dystopian world where all land on earth is sinking, Walker and Tiffany get locked inside their Honda Odyssey fleeing to safety, forcing them to discuss their crumbling marriage.
  • While We Are Young
    While We Are Young is about youth; it’s about like and love and all of their multiple relationships to relationships. Long days. Smoke breaks. Late nights. Youngsters working jobs nobody feels like working. Too many drinks after work. Too many hits off the L out back. Too many broken promises in the morning. First Impressions. First loves. First time seeing your life flash before your eyes. Do we ever get a...
    While We Are Young is about youth; it’s about like and love and all of their multiple relationships to relationships. Long days. Smoke breaks. Late nights. Youngsters working jobs nobody feels like working. Too many drinks after work. Too many hits off the L out back. Too many broken promises in the morning. First Impressions. First loves. First time seeing your life flash before your eyes. Do we ever get a step ahead? Will we ever stop crying? Will we ever stop laughing? When are we going to start living, like for real, for real? Why not, while we are young?
  • Levi's Big Leap
    When Levi's family is mysteriously forced out of their small town home in rural Pennsylvania, Levi decides this is the perfect time to escape capitalist society and begin his own American Dream with his best friend Maddison and their mangy mutt Meatball. With time running short, Levi encounters fear (and racism) on his journey and discovers deep dark secrets along the way, including why his family had to move in the first place.