What does reflection look like in a culture obsessed with its own form? And what about certainty, in a city endowed of misperception? Self-Portrait #7 is one image in a composite, large-scale series of ephemeral, autonomous explorations into spectatorship and relatability.
Standing room for this performance is extremely limited. Please sign up in person at the PRELUDE2015 info desk, located outside the Segal Theatre.
Each performance will run approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Phillip Howze is presented within the 3:45pm – 5:30pm set. Follow by a short discussion, moderated by Noel Allain.
Photo by Gianluca Vassallo
Phillip Howze is a playwright whose work includes abominable, Tiny Boyfriend and all of what you love and none of what you hate. A recent graduate of Yale School of Drama, his plays have been developed at The Bushwick Starr, Dixon Place, Theater Masters National MFA Playwrights Festival, Playwrights Foundation, Bay Area Playwrights Festival and Yale Cabaret. He is a 2015 Fellow of the Sundance Institute Theater Lab and the 2015-16 Artist Fellow at Lincoln Center Education. Prior to attending graduate school, he worked in advocacy at the Open Society Foundations where he managed grant projects that intersect arts, culture, and education across Southeast Asia. He worked as an educator at the US Embassy’s cultural center in Rangoon, Burma from 2005–2007.
Upcoming: Self-Portraits, and other works, will be developed and presented in conjunction with a year-long fellowship at Lincoln Center Education; all of what you love and none of what you hate (micro-residency) at The Bushwick Starr in February 2016 and Cutting Ball Theater’s Risk Is This… Festival, San Francisco, March 2016.