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Timothy DuWhite, 2016

Timothy Du White, 2016

Timothy DuWhite (he/they) is a Black/queer poet, actor, and activist based out of Brooklyn, NY. His essays and poetry can be found in The Rumpus, The Root, Afropunk, Black Youth Project, The Grio, and elsewhere. In the summer of 2018, DuWhite debuted his one-man show NEPTUNE as the headliner for Dixon Place’s annual “Hot Festival.”

Following rave reviews and sold-out performances, NEPTUNE was then restaged as the 2019 kick-off event for Brooklyn Museum’s acclaimed “1st Saturday” series. DuWhite was named a “Black LGBTQ+ playwright you need to know” by Time Out NY. He is an alumnus of the Public Theater’s #BARS program, brainchild of actors/writers Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal.

DuWhite is a current member of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group 2020-2022 cohort. A 2020-2021 BAM Resident Artist. DuWhite’s previous BAM appearances include Word. Sound. Power. 2019 (2019 Spring) and Essex Hemphill: Remembering and Reimagining (2019 Spring). DuWhite is the Senior Editor at, Program Director at NY Writers Coalition, and is represented by A3 Artist Agency for Acting & Playwriting.