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PRELUDE Festival 2023


How Do I?

William Burke


English. Dog

30 minutes

8:00PM EST

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA

Do we meld into our pets? How long does that take? After long do we have. Does it matter?

Let's find out

Content / Trigger Description:

There will be live dogs on leashes at the performance

Followed by a short discussion moderated by Jackie Sibblies Drury.

Performed by:
Carolina Dô
Kedian Keohan

Written by William Burke

WILLIAM BURKE is a playwright and director living in Brooklyn. His productions include: the food was terrible (The Bushwick Starr), Is it Supposed to Last?(Playco), Help Me Draw Your Feelings(Brick Aux) PIONEERS!#goforth (JACK), COMFORT DOGS: Live from the Pink House (JACK), FURRY! (JACK) FURRY!/LA FURIA!(The Bushwick Starr), Untitled American Flag Craft Project(The Brick), Variations on The Main(JACK). With Target Margin Theater: I Made a Mistake, EXPLODITY! and DAY!Night?fuck... (JACK and The Stahl Center at Stoney Brook University) He has developed his plays/presented readings at NACL, NYTW, The Black Swan Lab (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), All For One, The Bushwick Starr, Little theatre (Dixon Place), The Prelude Festival (CUNY Grad center) and CATCH. William studied playwriting at Brooklyn College with Mac Wellman, Anne Washburn and Erin Courtney.

He is the head curator for The Starr Reading Series at the Bushwick Starr, Co-Chair of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and co-curator for Little Theatre at Dixon Place(2017-2019). He has taught at Cornish College of the Arts and Stoney Brook University. His podcast series PEP TALKS FOR A NEW WORLD is available on all major platforms. Instagram: @williamlostit

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