The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY is pleased to announce the first wave of confirmed participants for PRELUDE.12, the ninth annual PRELUDE festival dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre, dance, interdisciplinary and mediatized performance.
Already confirmed participants include: Radiohole, Hannah Bos, 600 Highwaymen, Niegel Smith, Anne Washburn, Suzanne Bocanegra, Caden Manson/Big Art Group, WilLiam Burke, Lumberob, Maria Striar, Leah Nanako Winkler, Jack Ferver, Tina Satter, Jeff Larson, Daniel Fish, Miguel Gutierrez, Erin Courtney, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Eliza Bent, Nellie Tinder, Lucas Hnath, Karinne Keithley Syers, Joshua Conkel, Juliana Francis Kelly, Corina Copp, Sibyl Kempson, and more to come!
HeLen Shaw writes about theatre fo rTime Out New York, teaches theatre studies at New York University, and is the Associate Director of Programs for the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at CUNY. Her criticism has also appeared in Theatre Forum, PAJ, the New York Sun, the Jewish Daily Forward and Playbill, and she has served as a dramaturg for Martha Clarke, Simon McBurney, Lear deBessonet, Francois Rochaix and Janos Szasz.
Caleb Hammons is currently the Producer at Soho Rep, where he oversees all mainstage productions, workshops, and readings. Prior to his time at Soho Rep, he was the producing director for Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, where he lead the development and world premieres of three new works by Young Jean Lee as well as tours of the Company’s work to 30 cities around the world. Additionally, he is the co-curator of the acclaimed CATCH performance series. Caleb was member of the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance’s inaugural class at Wesleyan University.
Frank Hentschker, executive director of the Segal Center, curates alongside HeLen Shaw and Caleb Hammons.
PRELUDE.12 is produced by Rachel Silverman.
For more information, visit www.PRELUDEnyc.org.