In his role as Senior Director for Shared Interest & Identity Groups at the Yale Alumni Association, Nicholas Roman Lewis engages alumni groups globally with strategic planning, governance, operational sustainability, and high-level event planning. He has worked with various alumni groups executing initiatives throughout the United States and internationally in Hong Kong, London, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Dubai, Qatar, Beirut, and Ghana. In particular, he has helped several groups launch mission-driven initiatives that address societal needs.
In addition to his work with Yale alumni, Nicholas is an entertainment attorney and entrepreneur. As an attorney he has represented clients on Broadway negotiating contracts for directors, music directors, and composers for productions including “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life & Times of the Temptations, ” “The Band’s Visit, ” “Something’s Rotten, ” “Motown, ” “Memphis, ” “The Adams Family, ” “Women on the Verge, ” “Wicked, ” “Bombay Dreams, ” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, ” “Spamalot, ” “Sweet Charity, ” and “Disney’s Tarzan; ” films, including PBS documentary “Summer Sun Winter Moon; ” and several books, including the award winning “GhettoNation, ” “A Love Noire, ” “Darker Still, ” Leanna Renee Hieber's “The Eterna Files” as well as Cora Daniels and John Jackson’s, “Impolite Conversations. ”
But most importantly, Nicholas’ commitment to the Arts has resulted in his founding of Revolutionary Daydreams, a platform dedicated to igniting creative energy by highlighting the inspired work and journey of artists around the globe. You can watch his new docuseries, Art Beyond Borders on YouTube @revolutionarydaydreams.