Nathaniel J. Burns is a producer whose credits include film and theatre. He is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of Aside Theatre Company.
In the Roosevelt Row Are District, the original home of Aside Theatre, Burns produced Doors and Windows, 7th Ave and Grand. At Aside Theatre's current midtown location, Burns has produced House and Here Lies Henry and staged readings of The Pillowman and Sans Merci. He is the original producer of The Book of Jesus, Repent!, Plenty of Food at the Funeral, Danny Donkey, Summer of Grace, and the devised work But in Ourselves.
He has been looking forward to co-producing Matt and Ben with Ilana Lydia and RC Contreras as well as more shows with B3 Theatre, having invited them to be a theatre in residence with Aside beginning in 2019. Burns is originally from San Diego, California and earned an entrepreneurship scholarship from the New Endeavor Foundation which he used to continue his study of drama, music and business.
Nathaniel offers one-on-one acting coaching and routinely collaborates with artists of many disciplines in the Phoenix area.