Theatrical Scenes from Danville, PA

In Theatrical Scenes from Danville, PA, playwright David A. Miller is creating five original 10-minute plays inspired by the history (recent and distant) and people of Danville, PA. The creative process will include research in collaboration with the Montour County Historical Society, interviews with residents of Danville hosted at local businesses, playwriting workshops with Mr. Toczek’s 6th graders at St. Joseph’s School, a playwright’s writing retreat, and an online public performance of staged readings of the original pieces by professional actors and student actors from Bloomsburg University in December 2020. Performance details will be posted here and on David’s professional Facebook page.

Do you have a story to tell about Danville?
Do you have an answer to the question, “What makes Danville special?”

Playwright David A. Miller is going to be writing plays inspired by Danville and he would love to hear your story to serve as inspiration. What began as in-person Tell Me A Story sessions at local establishments (Thomas Beaver Public Library, Old Forge Brewing Company, and Danville Business Alliance) has morphed into Remote Sessions! Pull up a virtual chair and share a story in one of two ways:

Option #1: Tell Me A Story via Survey
Take the Tell Me A Story Survey by clicking here.
Option #2: Tell Me A Story via Phone Call
Send me a message through my Contact Page and let me know how and when you would like to be contacted.


This project is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Community Partnerships RC&D Council, Inc. is a locally led non-profit dedicated to improving quality of life in rural Pennsylvania. As a partner in the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program, Community Partnerships RC&D administers the PPA program locally in Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union Counties. This funding opportunity provides grants to eligible organizations or individuals to conduct community arts projects. 

The thirteen departments in Bloomsburg University’s College of Liberal Arts span the humanities, fine arts and social sciences.