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425D: Space on White a commission by Jordan Seavey directed by Stephen Brackett, Lauren Keating, Niegel Smith and Awoye Timpo featuring: Jocelyn Bio as Niegel, Stephanie Dimaggio as Lauren, Lucas Kavner as Stephen and Bonna Tek & Margo Hammond as Awoye
Niegel Smith is a founding member of 425D, a director’s lab. His New York directing credits include SEED
(Classical Theatre of Harlem and Hip Hop Theater Festival), Neighbors (Public Theater), Ether Steeds
(Fringe Award for Best Ensemble), We Declare You a Terrorist (SPF), Metro Psalm, Rainy Days & Mondays
(Fringe Award—Fringe Encores), Maud–The Madness (Phoenix Ensemble Theatre), One For The Road
and LIMBS: A Pageant (HERE). He is Associate Director to Bill T. Jones on the musical FELA! and has
assisted directors Jo Bonney, James Lapine, Kristin Marting, Richard Nelson and George C. Wolfe. As
Co-Artistic Director of PERMISO with Todd Shalom, he has co-conceived and staged mass rituals in
public settings. Smith, a graduate of Dartmouth College, has received grants and fellowships from Theater
Communications Group, the Van Lier Fund, and the Tucker Foundation. Before attending high school
in Detroit, he grew up in the North Carolina piedmont, fishing with his dad, shopping with his mom and
inventing tall-tale fantasies with his two younger brothers.