Nate DuFort

Creative PRODUCER, Director 

Nate DuFort is a writer, producer and director who splits his time between Detroit and Chicago. Nate currently serves as the Creative Producer for Local Legend Films, having previously served as the Producer for Second City Theatricals, Producing Director for The Second City Touring Companies and the Producing Artistic Director for The Second City Detroit. Highlights include producing The Second City Guide to the Opera featuring Renee Fleming and Patrick Stewart in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, leading the producing team for The Second City's collaboration with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and managing the partnership at sea between Second City and Norwegian Cruise Line. Nate served on the Board of Directors for Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck, Michigan and from 2005 to 2007 served as the Director of the Planet Ant Film & Video Festival and has segment produced and juried festivals around North America. Nate is the Founder and Executive Producer of Soundsington Media, a children's podcasting network focusing on quality audio programming for the young and the young at heart, and his podcasts My Neighbors Are Dead, Unspookable, and Here's the Situation have been featured on NPR, CBC Radio, Forbes, The A.V. Club, Vulture, and more. Nate is also a voice performer who can be heard regularly voicing commercials or on podcasts such as Love+Radio, Creepy, and The Big Loop

 

You can find him on Twitter @natedufort