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Nana Dakin is a familiar name on the Thai theatre scene. The member of B-Floor Theatre is known for her intelligent and sensitive pieces of physical theatre that deal with such issues as identity, migration and violence.

- Amitha Amranand, Bangkok Post 

about Nana

Nana Dakin is a queer Thai American director of new work, classics and devised performance based in NYC. Having grown up in multiple countries, her outlook is informed by diverse social and political experiences. Her work pursues social equity by examining the way culture is constructed and unsettling dormant biases.

She is the first Thai theatre director to direct at the Royal Court Theatre in London. In NYC her work has been presented and developed at Ars Nova, Atlantic Theater Company, The Civilians, Clubbed Thumb, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Playwright's Realm, Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Song Collective and more.


Nana has taught directing, devising and creative movement workshops in Thailand, the U.K and the U.S. She is a core member of B-Floor Theatre, Thailand’s most highly awarded theatre company, and of Superhero Clubhouse, a company that creates theater to enact climate and environmental justice. Nana is also the Board President of the Thai Theatre Foundation (TTF).

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