At just seventeen years old, Kush Dhungana has achieved much success as a playwright, screenwriter, director, and producer. Having written since he was fourteen, Dhungana has already been honored by prestigious organizations such as Nashville Film Festival, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, and The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Additionally, Dhungana has written and directed shows produced by NY Theater Festival and Midtown International Theater Festival. Dhungana co-created the filmmaking collective and Eventus Films, with his friends, Thomas Hughes and Pharaoh Knighton. The Eventus Films-produced short mockumentary, Dalton vs. Malcolm, was recently selected Top 30 in NJ’s 10 Day Film Challenge, and won the Audience Choice award during the festival screenings at the AMC Movie Theater in Burlington, NJ. Aside from film and theater, Dhungana’s first musical project, Omission, will be a R&B and hip-hop mixtape produced by him, focusing on numerous talented young artists across NJ. The project will be released on SoundCloud and Youtube in Spring 2018. For information about Dhungana and his upcoming projects, visit kushaldhungana.com.
His short play, A Poor Player follows Kelsie eager to catch her big break. As Kelsie navigates through the tough business that is the acting industry, she grappling with professional and personal conflicts.
It will be playing at the NY Winterfest Theater Festival at the Hudson Guild Theater.
January 11 @ 9PM, the 12th @ 6:15PM and the 14 @ 8:30PM.