D.N. Bashir is a playwright and theatre-maker.  Awards include a BAU Institute Residency in France, a Catwalk Institute Residency, New York Community Trust's 2021 Helen Merrill Award for Playwriting, and others.  She is also a proud alumna of Fire This Time Festival.

Bashir is currently Assistant Professor of Theater and Performance at Bard College.

Her published works include a contribution to Our Red Book (Simon &Schuster), Molasses and A Blue Coat - Kenyon Review Online,  The Zero Loop (No Tokens Journal), Come with Me - Solve for X in The Occasional 2, edited by Will Arbery (53rd State Press), and The Immeasurable Want of Light (MacDowell,3 Hole Press). Selected stage plays include Night of Power, Room Enough (MacDowell, Fire This Time Festival, Clubbed Thumb, Pride Plays, Playwrights Center), The Chronicles of Cardigan and Khente and Emily Black is A Total Gift (New Georges).

Upcoming Productions include Good Penny at Fisher Center Performing Arts Center and a site- specific performance of Lafayette's Visit in the Hudson Valley.

Photo Cred - Shakivla Todd


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