Daniel Jones is a Nashville-based producer, dramaturg, writer, and director who has fallen hard for Music City. His local producing credits include last fall's sold-out premiere of HAUNTED, a multi-media immersive experience inspired by the deadliest train crash in American history, and the 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival. His directing credits include Suzan-Lori Parks's In the Blood and an original adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. A native of Knoxville, Daniel received his BA in Theatre Studies and Writing, Literature & Publishing from Emerson College in Boston. He has since worked with ArtsEmerson, the Boston Book Festival, ArtsBoston, and Whistler in the Dark Theatre in various producing or marketing/development positions. He spent a year abroad as the Communications Officer for the Thembalitsha Foundation in South Africa's Western Cape and a year as a Theatre Lit Agent Assistant at ICM Partners in New York. He is currently the Marketing & Branding Manager for YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee where he works to raise awareness of the organization's mission to empower women and eliminate racism.
Nashville, Tennessee is well known as the Music City, but the rest of the performing arts scene doesn't get much attention. This series, highlighting Nashville’s lively artistic community, built on a foundation of interdisciplinary collaboration.