David Mills: Romani Song

sound, text and light installation

Mills arrived to Plasy via Martin Zet.

David Mills is a writer and actor who has worked professionally in the dramatic and literary communities for more than a decade.

For three years, he lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark home where he was inspired to create a one-person dramatic rendition of Hughes’ poems and short stories. He has two collections of poetry: The Dream Detective, a small-press bestseller, and The Sudden Country, a finalist for the Main Street Rag Prize. His work has appeared in PloughsharesFenceJubilatCallaloo, and elsewhere.

Mills was commissioned to write a play for Julliard, the narration for Deborah Willis’ exhibition, “Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers” and for I Giullari Di Piazza’s folkdance piece, “Tarantella.”