Niegel Smith

Niegel Smith is a performance artist and theatre director who sculpts social spaces into unique communal environments where we make new rituals, excavate our pasts, and imagine future narratives. His walks have been produced by Elastic City and his theatre by The Public Theater, Classical Theatre of Harlem, HERE Arts Center, Hip-Hop Theater Festival, Summer Play Festival, New York International Fringe Festival, and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. With Todd Shalom, Mr. Smith co-conceived and staged various mass performances in public settings. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, the associate director of the Tony Award-winning musical FELA!, and he has received grants and fellowships from Theatre Communications Group, the Van Lier Fund, and the Tucker Foundation. niegelsmith.com