Sun, 1 January 2006
Darian Dauchan is an accomplished solo performer and actor who has appeared on both Broadway (Twentieth Century starring Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche) and Off-Broadway theatre (Jean Cocteau Rep., Classical Theatre of Harlem). TV credits include Law and Order and Nickelodeon's Bet the House, as Darian the "SoundFX" Guy. His solo pieces, which include Fallen Patriots, Entertainer's Eulogy, Texaco's Last Stand, and Media Madness, have had productions at the NYC Fringe, Ohio Theatre/IGNITE Festival, Playhouse on the Square(Memphis, TN) and the Kitchen Theatre in& Ithaca, New York, as well as workshops and readings at the Roundabout Theatre Company, Lark Play Development Center, and Classical Theatre of Harlem.
As a spoken word artist, Dauchan was a member of the 2006 National Poetry Slam Team for the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and was crowned the 2007 Urbana Grand Slam Champion for the Bowery Poetry Club. He has toured across the country at poetry venues including the famous Green Mill in Chicago, and has also performed at prestigious colleges that include Yale, FIT, and New York University. His popular Obama poem during the historic 2008 election has received over 60,000 views on YouTube and counting. His first spoken word album Darian Dauchan (Live): The Big Apple Recordings is now available at PoetCD.com. He recently formed the band The Mighty Third Rail with bassist Ian Baggette and violinist Curtis Stewart. He's currently developing the film Lost Harmony with writer Ivan Weiss, writer/director Tatia Pilieva, and producer Jenny Schweitzer.
Learn more about Darian Dauchan at his website: http://www.myspace.com/darianurbangriot.
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