Fall of 2022 Alan created the fight choreography for WKU Theatre and Dance departments productions of She Kills Monsters and The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. It was the most demanding choreography yet with as many 24 actors stage fighting.
Summer of 2022 Alan was the dialect coach for Pure Theatre’s production of Mlima’s Tale by Lynn Nottage. This regional premier of the production featured a cast of four actors working with dialects from three continents!
In 2022 Alan was invited to contribute to an artistic project “Reading Work” lead by the globally recognized artist Xaviera Simmons. Alan’s submission is the short video “Jail Break” and will be revealed with the contributions of all participating artists when the final installation is unveiled.
In 2022 Alan directed their first mainstage production for WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl was performed for live audiences marking Alan’s first in person production in two years
In 2021 Alan directed the film adaptation of American Tapestry: Children of the Immigrant Strike for Theatre Espresso who uses theater to help students engage intellectually with history, social justice and human rights. Alan was an actor and company member who was honored to serve as director for the film adaptation of one of the…
In 2020 Alan wrote the play We’re Going to Madam Walker’s at the End of the Universe for the “A Revolution of Values Black Theatre Project 2020” play festival. FeaturingThomika BridwellShanelle VillegasPadraig SullivanDirected by Courtney PlatiWritten by Alan White See the rest of the festival plays on YouTube
May 2021 Alan will perform at the Brighton Fringe Festival, England’s largest art festival. Petrol and Neurons is a performance of two new plays The Lilly Pod and The Lab Meeting Written by Vince LiCata of LSU Directed by Andy Jordan formerly of the BBC. The performance features the Louisiana State University 2021 MFA acting…
“Ghost” Devised work in progress about gender and disidentification. 2021
Previous Film projects
in 2020 Alan performed in a radio production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Alan presented on the history of Victorian citizens who were Black to counter the idea that that Victorian people of color were all impoverished or enslaved. Photo: Corporal Isaiah Mays Image source: Library of Congress