Former Nashvillian Haqq in Fiasco Theatre Ensemble

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LOUISVILLE, KY — Devin E. Haqq is a native of Nashville and a graduate of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s and the Professional Actor Training MFA program.

Devin’s  independent filmmaker’s feature film directorial debut was The Assassin, which he co-wrote and produced with Josh Wick. The Assassin was an official selection of the IFP-NY Rough Cut Lab 2006 and played in several film festivals around the country, including the 2007 Urbanworld Film Festival, the 2008 Pan African Film Festival, and the 2008 Nashville Film Festival. In 2012, Josh and Devin collaborated again to make Francis of Brooklyn, which won several awards during the 2012-2013 Festival season, including Best Feature at the 2013 DIY Film Festival in Los Angeles. Another feature project, Ambition’s Debt, won the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature in 2017 ABFF and the Paul Robeson Award – Honorable Mention at the 2018 Newark Black Film Festival.

Haqq the actor, filmmaker, writer, director and producer will perform  for the first time with the Fiasco Theatre Ensemble in their production of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY October 26, 2019 at 2:30 pm. The imaginative Fisaco Theatre Ensemble brings gorgeous...