STAGE

In 2006, Dana's first stage play, Kinsman Redeemer, was
produced in Los Angeles at the Coleman & Smith Artistic
Company.  In 2012, her short play,
ID, was featured in the
NAACP Theatre Festival in Los Angeles.  In 2014, her short
play,
The Costume Waver, was produced at the Fade To Black
Play Festiva
l in Houston, Texas.  In 2015, her short play,
Colored in Winter, was produced at the Fade To Black Play
Festival
.  Also, in 2015, her stage play, Secret Life in a Sacred
House
, was selected for the Reader's Theatre Series of New
Works at the
National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem,
North Carolina.  In 2016, her short play,
Looter, was produced at
the
Fade To Black Play Festival.

SCREENWRITING

In 2017, Solomon's Porch, was a semi-finalist in the Nashville
Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition.  In 2014,
Solomon's
Porch
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.

PRINT AND PUBLICATIONS

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-expression.

Dana has been a contributing columnist for EURWeb.com
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.

FORTHCOMING & UPCOMING

STAGE
Ms. Frankie Lee by Dana L. Stringer
Fade to Black Theatre Festival 2017
Match Theatre, 3400 Main St., Houston, Texas
June 22-24, 2017

POETRY
"how to whip a king" set to appear in Rogue Agent, Issue 27,
June 1, 2017

"a magical suicide" set for publication in the African American
Review,
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 Atlanta-based
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 Festival.

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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