Daniel Alexander Jones

Alumni Playwright

2003 -- 2010

Daniel Alexander Jones is a theatrical integrator. His live art fuses writing, performance, design and direction through dynamic collaboration. His theater pieces include the upcoming An Evening with Jomama Jones, Phantasmatron, Hera Bright, the multi-chapter performance project The Book of Daniel, Bel Canto, Earthbirths, Clayangels, Blood:Shock:Boogie, and Cab and Lena. Daniel’s expansive practice has met with audience and critical acclaim for more than fifteen years. American Theatre Magazine named him an artist whose work would “change American stages for decades to come.” An authority on the practice of jazz aesthetics in theatre, he is the recipient of the prestigious Alpert Award in the Arts in Theatre for 2006, and the 2007 McKnight National Theatre Artist Residency and Commission at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. Jones is the recipient of support from The Rockefeller Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts and TCG, The Creative Capital Foundation, The Howard Foundation and The Jerome Foundation. Jones is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Fordham University. A native of Massachusetts, Daniel lives in New York City.