• Spare Change, 2018, Playroom Theater, New York
  • Ms. Frankie Lee, 2017, Fade to Black Play Festival,
    MATCH, Houston
  • Looter, 2016, Fade to Black Play Festival, Queensbury
    Theatre, Houston
  • Secret Life in a Sacred House, 2015, Reader's Theatre
    Series of New Works, NBTF, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Secret Life in a Sacred House, 2015, New Life
    Productions, Columbia, S.C.
  • Colored in Winter, Fade to Black Play Festival,
    Queensbury Theatre, 2015, Houston
  • The Costume Waver, 2014, Fade to Black Play Festival,
    Obsidian Theater, Houston
  • ID, 2012, NAACP Theatre Festival of Ten-Minute Plays,
    Los Angeles
  • Kinsman Redeemer, 2006, Coleman & Smith Artistic
    Company, Los Angeles
  • Braxton Place, 2005, LAWTF Workshop Showcase,
    Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles


In 2017, Solomon's Porch, was a semi-finalist in the Nashville
Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition.  In 2014,
was selected to be read in the SAG-AFTRA Atlanta Indie
Screenwriter Showcase at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts
and Community Center.

In 2013, Dana's short screenplay,
ID, adapted from her play
with the same title, was selected to be used as part of the
curriculum in the stage and screenwriting course at Long
Beach City College.


In 2010, she served as an associate editor and contributing
writer for
Beyond Words:  The Creative Voices of WriteGirl, a
literary anthology published by WriteGirl.  WriteGirl is a Los
Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to developing
the writing skills of  teenage girls seeking creative self-

Dana has been a contributing columnist for
since 2012.  Some of her work also appears in anthologies and
literary magazines like  Marked By Scorn:  An Anthology of Non-
traditional Relationships, Hot Summer Nights,
Beyond Words,
and Blackberry:  A Magazine.


Spare Change by Dana L. Stringer
"The Revelation"  One-Act Play Series
The Playroom Theater
151 W. 46th St.
New York, NY  10036
February 24-25, 2018, 7:00PM

"a magical suicide" set for publication in the African American
Vol. 51.3, 2018
2014 © Copyright. Dana Stringer.  All Rights Reserved.
DANA L. STRINGER is a writer, playwright, poet,
screenwriter, and an instructor.  Her work seeks to explore,
challenge, and debunk negative stereotypes, myths, and belief
systems that reinforce prejudice, bigotry, inequality, and
injustice.  She is deeply committed to tearing down walls and
bridging gaps between racial, cultural, gender, and religious
groups by creating work that fosters empathy, understanding,
and compassion for 'other.'  She believes that the performing
arts, the literary arts, and the cinematic arts are the most
effective platforms for promoting understanding.

Dana's body of work has garnered a reputation for tackling
some of the most controversial and taboo issues confronting
us today.  Her overall mission is to nurture ongoing dialogue
between communities that have historically clashed, as well
as to educate, inspire, enlighten, and empower others through
the arts.

Dana is a member of
The Dramatists Guild of America and
Working Title Playwrights, and she has
participated in playwriting workshops at the
Robey  Theatre  
Playwright's Lab
in Los Angeles as well as the Page to Stage
playwriting workshop with the Los Angeles Women's Theatre

In the past, she has served as a member on the board of
directors for the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach in Long
Beach, California.

She has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Antioch
University Los Angeles and a Bachelors of Arts from Morehead
State University.  Dana is currently an instructional facilitator
and poetry instructor in the
Inspiration to Publication Program
at Antioch University Los Angeles.  

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