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PRELUDE 2019: Riotous Excursions

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Oct 3, 2019
Oct 5, 2019
Segal Theatre + Elebash Recital Hall

Design by Tate Rehklau

Thursday October 3. Friday October 4. Saturday October 5
Segal Theatre + Elebash Recital Hall
All Day

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served

Dedicated to artists at the forefront of contemporary New York City theatre and performance, PRELUDE 2019 features an array of artists working in theatrical and interdisciplinary performance. The festival gives audiences and artists a survey of the current New York moment via in-process performances, conversations, and presentations—all completely free and open to the public.

Featuring Melis Aker, Jacinta Clusellas, & Tatiana Pandiani, Jaclyn Backhaus, Kate Benson & Jessica Almasy, Jabari Brisport, William Burke, Isaac Butler, Savitri D, nicHi douglas, Shonni Enelow, Bertie Ferdman, The Foundry Theatre, Sanaz Ghajar, Deepali Gupta, Tobi Haslett, Phillip Howze, M. Lamar, David Levine, Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, Michael + Patrick, NotAmuse, Tavia Nyong’o, Isaac Oliver, Cristina Pitter & Serena Miller, Chad Raines, Kevin Riordan, Catherine María Rodríguez, Target Margin Theater / Moe Yousuf, Kate Tarker, Mei Ann Teo, Theater Mitu, Alexander Paris, The Vanderburgs, Whitney White, Bailey Williams + Derek Smith + Alex Rodabaugh, Davalois Fearon, Ashley Tata (feat. Ted Hearne + Eliza Bagg), Hershini Young, and more.

Curators:  David Bruin & Sanaz Ghajar in collaboration with Frank Hentschker
Producer: Sami Pyne
Assistant Producers: Sarah Cook & Jessica Dukatt
Special Events Producer: Ayana Parker Morrison
Technical Director: Mike LoCicero
Technicians: Nick Cocks, Emma Lea Hasselbach, Jack Scaletta, Jackie Spaventa
Front of House Manager: May Adra
Website Design: Moein Shashaei
Graphic Design: Tate Rehklau
Brochure Design: Mike LoCicero
Photographer: Marcus Middleton

PRELUDE Curators emeriti
Chloë Bass, Sarah Benson, Claire Bishop, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Caleb Hammons, Andy Horwitz, Andrew Kircher, Sarah Rose Leonard, Allison Lyman, Rob Marcato, Antje Oegel, Morgan von Prelle Pecelli, Tom Sellar, Geoffrey Jackson Scott, Helen Shaw, and Frank Hentschker.

PRELUDE 2019: Riotous Excursions is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by LMCC. LMCC serves, connects and makes space for artists and community.