Nathan is currently in post-production for his short film CURTAINS and fundraising for his first feature film THE GREY LIBERATION FRONT, shooting September 2014. He's also writing a play.
Previous theatre projects include I LOVE YOU BUT WE ONLY HAVE FOURTEEN MINUTES TO SAVE THE EARTH, a creative collision of cabaret, live art and film which toured the UK 2012-13, VAUXHALLVILLE, a weekly variety show at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern which ran for over two years, and was in residence at the Latitude festival for two summers. Other productions for the RVT include a PANTOMIME TRILOGY, AN ELECTION ENTERTAINMENT and DAVE'S DROP-IN CENTRE.
The Drop-In was one of a number of collaborations with the 'divine' DAVID HOYLE, which also include THEATRE OF THERAPY and FACTORY at Chelsea Theatre, a DOROTHY NIGHT at the Royal Festival Hall, UNPLUGGED at Soho Theatre, and a series of short films which have been acquired by the National Film Archive and have also been released on DVD by the LIVE ART DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
Other collaborations include music on BUNGALOW, a film by Tessa Garland, direction on THE NOVICE DETECTIVE, a show by Sophie Willan currently on national tour, 7 DEADLY SINS, a punk cabaret with The Tiger Lillies & Ophelia Bitz (Soho Theatre & Speigeltent) and ATOMIC, a lo-fi lip-sync re-mix of Blondie's Greatest Hits with Polly Wiseman. He's also worked with Ken Campbell & The Irrepressibles and was part of Duckie's Olivier award-winning C'EST BARBICAN.
Solo shows include HEAVEN KNOWS I'M MISERABLE NOW - a musical inspired by the songs of The Smiths for casio-keyboard and puppets - WOW! - a recreation of Kate Bush's last live gig, with puppets - PUNCH & JUDE - a new take on the chiildren's classic for age of civil partnerships - RATHER BE DEAD THAN GAY - an ironic look at gay culture through his own sexual and romantic disasters - THE QUEEN STRIPS THE RIGHTS OF HER SUBJECTS - a puppet burlesque - and ALIENATHAN - a comical musical meditation on changing (yourself and the universe).
Nathan has performed at venues and festivals including Roundhouse, Traverse, ICA, Little Angel, Drill Hall, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, Madame Jojo's, Bistrotheque, Unity Theatre, Tron, Arches, Green Room, Junction, Soho Revue Bar, Contact, Stratford Circus, Artsadmin, Artsdepot, Cochrane Theatre, Turnmills, Komedia, Hoxton Hall, ActArt, Glastonbury, Bestival, and Aldeburgh.
He's made more than twenty short films over the past twenty years including ROCK'N'ROLL SUICIDE, or the puppetry promo Bowie never made, which won the lo-budget award in the London Short Film Festival, screened in the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Queer Up North, and in Oslo, Brussels, Barcelona & LA, NATHAN EVANS BA, BANKRUPT which screened in the East End Film Festival, the documentaries MEETING MR CRISP - which premiered at the NFT, toured nationally with the BFI and internationally with the British Council, screening in New York, Vancouver, Cork, Israel, Berlin, Sydney, Turin - and THE SIGNIFICANT DEATH OF QUENTIN CRISP - which was broadcast on Channel 4, and BUYING TIME, a short drama, which screened in the Raindance Festival.
In previous lives Nathan studied Fine Art at Oxford University and was awarded an ACE bursary to write a play for The Bush Theatre. Other plays include BABY, in the 1998 Royal Court Young Writer's Festival and GUERILLA GARDENING, which began at BAC, went on to the Pleasance Edinburgh and was revived at the Union Theatre. He also plays with the LONDON GAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.