BYRON C. SAUNDERS

Director/Producer/Historian

Now based in Washington, DC, most recently, Byron C. Saunders was the Acting Assistant Director at the Louis Armstrong House Museum located in Corona, NYC.

 

Director of the Best Play of the 2016 One Festival – Marlene Goes to Hollywood, Mohandas K. Gandhi in the production of Peace Speaks; Dr. A.C. Jackson in the production of Black Wall Street: The Story of the 1921 Tulsa, OK Race Riots.

 

Additionally, he was the Executive Director of the Frank Silvera Writer’s Workshop and won an Obie Award for Playwriting Development. He was the Executive Director for the Queens Historical Society for eight years, preserving the history of the Borough of

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Queens, New York City. He was also General Manager for Black Spectrum Theater in Jamaica, Queens for three years. 

 

During his time in Atlanta, he worked as the Production Manager for Theater of the Stars summer series at the Fox Theater Development Director for 7 Stages Theater and was the Executive Director/Artistic Director for Jomandi Productions.