David Bruin

New York

David Bruin


David Bruin is a dramaturg, producer, curator, and scholar of theater and performance. He currently serves as the executive artistic director of Celebration Barn Theater, South Paris, Maine. He was a co-curator of the 2019 and 2020 Prelude Festivals. He is also a co-editor of A Moment on the Clock of the World (Haymarket Books, 2019). His current book project considers the role of abjection on the postwar American stage.

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This year at Prelude, we are trying out

chain curating!

Daisy Press

Frank Hentschker

David Bruin

Nile Harris

invited curator

.. who curated artist(s)

.. and invited curator


A Dripping Honeycomb and Other Holy Places

Monday, 25 October 2021

7pm ET


A Dripping Honeycomb and Other Holy Places

A work-in-progress sharing drawing on the works of twelfth-century nun, poet, and visionary Saint Hildegard of Bingen.


Daisy Press, Joshua White


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 1

Monday, 25 October 2021

12pm ET


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 1

In conversation with New York based artists and curators that comprise the first chain in our chain curation programming this year.


David Bruin, Daisy Press, Anh Vo, Malcolm Betts, Arien Wilkerson, Damani Pompey

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