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Adam Davenport

 
Birth Place:
Harvey, Illinois
Bio:
A graduate of Yale University, Davenport became the youngest member of the Playwright/Directors Unit in 2011. His New York stage debut was in Michael Bergmann's production of "Bonfire of the Vanities," an opera adaptation of the Thomas Wolfe novel. In 2017, he became the first African-American ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Harvey, Illinois

Bio:
A graduate of Yale University, Davenport became the youngest member of the Playwright/Directors Unit in 2011. His New York stage debut was in Michael Bergmann's production of "Bonfire of the Vanities," an opera adaptation of the Thomas Wolfe novel. In 2017, he became the first African-American ... (read complete bio)
 

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Adam Davenport, Niji Adeleye, Tiffany Eatz Photo

Adam Davenport, Niji Adeleye, Tiffany Eatz

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03/31/2018
Adam Davenport, Reeve Carney Photo

Adam Davenport, Reeve Carney

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03/31/2018
Adam Davenport, Tiffany Eatz Photo

Adam Davenport, Tiffany Eatz

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03/31/2018
 

Adam Davenport Biography

A graduate of Yale University, Davenport became the youngest member of the Playwright/Directors Unit in 2011. His New York stage debut was in Michael Bergmann's production of "Bonfire of the Vanities," an opera adaptation of the Thomas Wolfe novel.

In 2017, he became the first African-American producer to chart on Billboard for Electronic Dance Music when his debut single "My Return Address is You" charted on the Billboard Dance Club chart for 10 weeks.




Adam Davenport News

Vinessa Shaw To Lead Masterclass For The International Acting Studio (TIAS) Photo Vinessa Shaw To Lead Masterclass For The International Acting Studio (TIAS)
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021

Vinessa Shaw (3:10 to Yuma, Hocus Pocus, Eyes Wide Shut, Ray Donovan) will lead a masterclass for the students of The International Acting Studio (TIAS) in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday, April 5th.

Academy Award Nominee Sally Kirkland To Lead Masterclass In Belgrade For New Internat Photo Academy Award Nominee Sally Kirkland To Lead Masterclass In Belgrade For New International Acting Program TIAS
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2021

Veteran actress Sally Kirkland will lead a masterclass for the students of The International Acting Studio (TIAS) in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday, February 22nd.

Robert Pollin to Headline Health Care Theatrical Event For Actors Circle Ensemble Photo Robert Pollin to Headline Health Care Theatrical Event For Actors Circle Ensemble
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

Under the creative leadership of Casey J. Adler & Victoria Nilsson, 501(c)3 non-profit theater company Actors Circle Ensemble is producing the summer series 'PICplays: Perform Inform Change,' via Zoom free and open to the public.

Actors Circle Ensemble To Present Zoom Series PICPLAYS Photo Actors Circle Ensemble To Present Zoom Series PICPLAYS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2020

501(c)3 non-profit theater company Actors Circle Ensemble is producing the summer series a?oePICplays: Perform Inform Change,a?? via Zoom free and open to the public. The online productions weave live storytelling coupled with presentations and Q&As by renowned guest speakers in their fields to inform and inspire audiences. 

Katya Collazo and Adam Davenport Will Star in SHALL WE DANCE For the Bridge Arts Fest Photo Katya Collazo and Adam Davenport Will Star in SHALL WE DANCE For the Bridge Arts Festival's Stay Home Sofa Series
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020

Katya Collazo and Adam Davenport will star in 'Shall We Dance' written by LIT Council Founder Akin Salawu for the Bridge Arts Festival's Stay Home Sofa Series.

Adam Davenport Attended the 62nd Grammy Awards Photo Adam Davenport Attended the 62nd Grammy Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 27, 2020

Adam Davenport attended the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, January 26th.

Adam Davenport Nabs 2 Nominations in 2019 IMEA Awards Photo Adam Davenport Nabs 2 Nominations in 2019 IMEA Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 30, 2019

Adam Davenport has been nominated for the 6th Annual IMEA Awards in the following categories: Electronica Artist of The Year and Electronica Song of the Year for 'Change The World,' his remake of the '90s Eric Clapton ballad.

Adam Davenport Releases New Single 'Hype' Photo Adam Davenport Releases New Single 'Hype'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 23, 2019

Adam Davenport makes his debut on HouseSession Records with 'Hype,' his fourth studio single and the highly-anticipated follow-up to his other release in 2019, 'What's The Matter With You,' on which Davenport upgraded his sound from the Euro-pop/pop house vibes of his first two productions (his Billboard-charting debut 'My Return Address Is You,' featuring Shanica Knowles, and a reimagining of Eric Clapton's 'Change The World') to the more mature sounds of future and bass house.

Adam Davenport Signs New Single WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOU to Break It Down Music Photo Adam Davenport Signs New Single WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOU to Break It Down Music
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 8, 2019

Making his second release of 2019, Adam Davenport (Naked Boys Singing Off-Broadway, Aida - The Metropolitan Opera, High Maintenance on HBO) unleashed his new single this Friday. Out on Break It Down Music in Europe, “What's The Matter With You” has already been acclaimed by some of the biggest names in dance music. StoneBridge is supporting the release on his Sirius XM BPM show and Don Diablo featured it as his DemoDay Track of the Week on his Hexagon Radio Show episode 211,  which airs in over 35 countries and regularly holds a top 10 position in the iTunes music podcast section.  

No Audition Charge And Reduced Annual Fees At London's Newest Full-time Drama School Photo No Audition Charge And Reduced Annual Fees At London's Newest Full-time Drama School
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

The newest drama school in London, the Pauline Quirke Full-Time Academy of Performing Arts, has waived audition charges and has also reduced its annual fees, in a bid to make its vocational training at 16+ accessible to more aspiring young performers.