Hunter Nelson

Hunter Nelson (he/him) is a Broadway-trained Kansas City-based dramaturg and producer working on the ancestral lands of the Kansa, Kickapoo, Sioux, and Osage tribes. He is the Executive Development Assistant and Producer at The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City, where he is steering the New Werks Fest. Recent dramaturgy/asst. dramaturgy credits: Theresa Rebeck’s Bernhardt/Hamlet (world premiere), Ming Peiffer’s Usual Girls (world premiere), and Alexi Kaye Campbell’s Apologia (Roundabout Theatre Company); Ricardo Pérez González’s Don't Eat the Mangos (world premiere); Sean Dunnington’s The Children’s Farm (Magic Apprentice Showcase); 21st Century Carnival (world premiere KSU), Straight White Men (KSU), and Candide (KU). He has been a reader for NNPN, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, and Campfire Theatre Festival. He's a proud member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and a proud alum of KSU Student Alumni Board, Sigma Tau Delta English honorary, and Kansas State Theatre Organization. hunternelson.org