PRELUDE Festival 2023
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable?
Theater, Film, Multimedia
Friday, October 20, 2023
Torn Page, West 22nd Street, New York, NY, USA
One-person show about queerness, camp, and our obsessive fascination with film divas.
Content / Trigger Description:
PG/ mention of gender identity
Fernando Vieira is an Ecuadorian-born New York-based writer, director, and performer. Vieira debuted as a playwright and stage director with the one-person monologue “Me Voy Porque Puedo” in 2016. Other projects include starring in and directing “The Maids” in 2017 and “Las Mártiras” in 2022. Recent playwriting works include two stage plays that explore queerness, violence, and the quest for freedom: “Goodbye, Little George'', which takes place in Florida between the mid- 1960’s and early 1980’s and “Anormales”, a play about queerness in Ecuador during the early 1990’s. In 2021, Vieira created the ¡Bótate! Latinx Performance Festival. Screen work includes the documentary “Unlabeled” (2021) and experimental film “Snippets.” (2023). Fernando has been part of artistic cohorts at NYFA, Creative Capital, and Leslie-Lohman Museum. Fernando has a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies and is a candidate for a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies-Film Studies concentration.