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Adam Driver -USMC

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Driver is a Juilliard graduate and is a former Marine who was with 1/1 Weapons Company at Camp Pendleton, CA. He is also the co-founder of the non-profit Arts in the Armed Forces.

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Our Mission AITAF honors and enriches the lives of the US military community by offering powerful shared experiences in theater and film. Featuring professional artists and contemporary American content, we create space for meaningful dialogue, igniting connection and deepening our capacity for understanding around our common humanity.

Our Values Accessibility We bring free artistic experiences to military communities that showcase diverse contemporary works of art. Dialogue We use the shared experience of art and/or military training to encourage an exchange of ideas across ranks, and between service members and artists. Entertainment We aim to foster resiliency, boost morale, and build community. Integrity We respect both our audience and the work we present by not compromising our standards of artistic excellence.

Professionalism We bring the highest quality of artists, arts programming and planning to match the commitment, knowledge, and experience of the military community. Respect We value the diversity of the military and artistic communities by honoring both their differences and shared human experience.

AITAF Adam Driver Co-FounderDriver recently wrapped filming Ridley Scott’s historic thriller “The Last Duel.” Recent work includes Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story,” for which he received Academy Award®, BAFTA, Golden Globe® and Screen Actors Guild nominations in the category of Best Actor and also garnered the Best Actor Gotham Award. Driver co-starred in Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” alongside John David Washington. For his portrayal, he received numerous accolades, including Academy Award®, BAFTA, Golden Globe® and Screen Actors Guild nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actor.Film credits include Scott Z. Burns’ “The Report;” Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die” and “Paterson;” ”Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote;” Rian Johnson’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi;” Steven Soderbergh’s “Logan Lucky;” Martin Scorsese’s “Silence;” Jeff Nichols’ “Midnight Special;” J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens;” Shawn Levy’s “This Is Where I Leave You”, Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories,” “While We’re Young” and “Frances Ha;” Saverio Costanzo’s “Hungry Hearts” for which he received the Venice International Film Festival’s Volpi Cup; John Curran’s “Tracks;” Ethan and Joel Cohen’s “Inside Llewyn Davis;” Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln;” and Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar.”Television credits include HBO’s critically acclaimed series from Lena Dunham, “Girls.” For his performance on the show he received three consecutive Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Driver starred in the first Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This” directed by Michael Mayer. His performance as ‘Pale’ earned him a Tony Award® nomination for Best Performance in a Leading Role as well as a Drama League Award nomination for Distinguished Performance.Past Broadway credits include “Man and Boy” (dir. Maria Aitken), opposite Frank Langella, as well as “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” (dir. Doug Hughes) opposite Cherry Jones. Off-Broadway, he starred in John Osborne’s “Look Back in Anger” (dir. Sam Gold), which earned him the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor. Prior to that, he took the stage as Louis Ironson in The Signature’s revival of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” (dir. Michael Greif).

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