Writer/Director ---Bruce Nelson grew up in a small black community going to the segregated school Booker T. Washington in Mesa, AZ, pitching watermelons, picking in cotton, and swimming in the mesa canals. He won a Telly Award for his first short film, Tales of Tobacco. His short film Raglin Tales was an official selection of the Arizona Black Film Showcase, Phoenix Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Mid-Atlantic Black Film Festival and Long Island International Film Festival. Nelsonís documentary North Town was an official selection in the Jerome Film & Music Festival, The American Online Showcase Festival and the Sir Charlie Darwin Film Festival (UK). North Town is available on Amazon. Currently Bruce is in post-production on his newest documentary, Nile Theater: An Oasis In The Desert and the TV series Indigo Living. Bruce began his acting career onstage in Toronto at Toronto Workshop Productions, where he worked in rep for five seasons under the direction George Luscombe. During his five years in Toronto Nelson was part of the famous Second City Company where he performed in the summer stock company, Main Stage, and he was part of the first Second City Toronto national touring company with Michael Meyers. His recent production of Simply Sammy A musical celebration of Sammy Davis Jr. had great success produced at the Desert Foothillís Theater. He was nominated for AriZoni Awards for choreographing Fame the Musical, at Desert Foot Hills Theater and A Dickens of A Fest. Nelsonís film acting credits include: No Code Of Conduct, starring Charlie and Martin Sheen, Blind Eye, starring Robert Culp, Arizona Summer, starring with Morgan Fairchild, Lee Majors, Neatherbeast Incorporated Starring Robert Wagner, Jason Mewes, Darryl Hammond, and Judd Nelson, Take Me Home Tonight where he plays opposite Michael Biehn of Terminator and Tombstone. Nelsonís first book, Porch Stories is available on Amazon.
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