Mel Nieves

SAG AFTRA AEA Dramatists Guild
(646) 824-4837  
Landslide Management
(212) 585-4230

Cover note:
A member of the award winning LAByrinth Theatre Company under the artistic Mimi O'Donell.. He is a graduate of the William Esper Studios. Most recently appeared in "To Fool The Eye" directed by Cailin Hefferman for The Boomerang Theatre Company and the feature film "Papi's Promise" written and directed by Felix Rojas. Cruz. He has performed with INTAR, Public Theatre, Theatre For A New City, Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Ridiculous Theatrical Company under the artistic direction of Everett Quinton. As a playwright his work has been presented by the Downtown Urban Theatre Festival (2005-2006), Repertorio Espanol (2006-2007), LAByrinth Theatre Company’s Summer Intensive Workshops at The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (2001-2003), Bennington College (2005-2007), Bard College (2008-2010) and Connecticut College (2011-2013). Most recently as a playwright he was the playwright-in-residence for the Voices Inside/Out theatre program in Kentucky. His play “Tours Of Duty” was co-winner for the best short play award at the 2005 Downtown Urban theatre Festival. In 2006 he received the Brooklyn Arts Council’s NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Award for his theatre project “Voices from the Front.” His play “Midnight Mass” was a third place winner for the 2006 Metlife Foundation/Repertorio Espanol "Nuestra Voces" National Playwrights Competition. His most recent work "In Da Boogie Down" was given a workshop reading by The LAByrinth Theatre company and was presented as part of HOLA's New Works Festival in 2012. As a director/teaching-artist he has worked with LAByrinth Theatre Company's Master Class Workshop, Developing Artist Theatre Company's Rebel Verses Festival, Theatre for a New Audience,. Arts Connection, LEAP and the Brooklyn Arts Council.

(partial listing, please use link below to download full resume, if available.)
Summer And Smoke Senor Gonzalez Boomerang Theatre Company
Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue George Ortiz (Pop) Luna Stage
Sangre Papa/Gravedigger City Parks Foundation
Native Speech Charlie Samoa Boomerang Theatre Company
365Days/365Plays Ensemble LAByrinth Theatre Company
Parted Waters Javier Spiral Theatre
To Fool The Eye Hotel Proprietor Boomerang Theatre Company
How To Write A Play Ensemble Ridiculous Theatrical Co.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Snug /Mechanicals Ridiculous Theatrical Co.
Feature Film
Papi's Promise Rocky Diaz Rojas Productions
The Children of Hip Hop Miguel 107th Street Productions
Short Film
Max Art Max Dir. by Zao Wang
The Leftovers Business Suit HBO/Dir. Carl Franklin
All My Children EMS Montoya (U/5) ABC Television
Another World Terry (U/5) CBS Televison

download full resume: resume/melnieves.pdf

Height: 5 ft: 8 in.
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Age Range: 39-45
Weight: 155 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Dress and/or Suit size: 38R

Other talents
Playwright, Screenwriter, Acting Coach, Director, Teaching-Artist, Playwright

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