PRELUDE 2017 will be curated by Andrew Kircher and produced by Madeline Barasch.
ANDREW KIRCHER is the Director of the Devised Theater Initiative at the Public Theater. As a creative producer, he has worked with companies including Ars Nova and Les Freres Corbusier, and was previously the associate director of the Under the Radar Festival. He is a PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, and is currently writing a dissertation entitled Dramaturgies of Intellectual Property Law in Read-Write Theatre. He has presented research at ATHE, ASTR, IFTR, and MATC, and has served on panels with NEFA, Creative Capital, and the Segal Center, among others. He will curate the 2017 PRELUDE Festival.