Author: Nathan Joe

Nathan Joe is an award-winning theatre-maker and performance poet based between Tāmaki Makaurau and Ōtautahi. Recent work includes curating BIPOC spoken word event DIRTY PASSPORTS at Basement Theatre, a staged reading of his play Scenes from a Yellow Peril at Auckland Arts Festival, co-creating Slay the Dragon or Save the Dragon or Neither with A Slightly Isolated Dog, and directing Yang/Young/杨 for Auckland Theatre Company. He is also the current National Slam Champion. He was the 2019 NZ Young Writers Festival writer-in-residence, one of the 2020 Ursula Bethell writers-in-residence, a 2021 Michael King Writers Centre resident, and a 2021 Christchurch Arts Centre resident.

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