Nathan is currently working on I LOVE YOU BUT WE ONLY HAVE FOURTEEN MINUTES TO SAVE THE EARTH, a performance project which was part of the Arts Council's DECIBEL showcase and THE GREY LIBERATION FRONT, a feature film. A complete collection of Nathan's short films with David Hoyle has recently been released as a DVD by the LIVE ART DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
Nathan curated & hosted VAUXHALLVILLE, a weekly variety show at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern for two years, and in residence at the Latitude festival for two summers. Other productions at 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 'instructional videos' which have been acquired by the National Film Archive.
Other collaborations include 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 The Roundhouse, The Traverse, ICA, The Little Angel, The Drill Hall, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, Madame Jojo's, Bistrotheque, The Unity Theatre, The Tron, The Arches, The Green Room, The Junction, Soho Revue Bar, The Cochrane Theatre, Turnmills, Komedia, Hoxton Hall, East End Collaborations, ActArt, Glastonbury, Bestival, Tartan Heart and Aldeburgh.
Nathan has made over twenty short films over the past ten 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 LGSO and the FIVESOME wind quintet.