Jay Wegman

New York

Jay Wegman

(He/Him)

Jay Wegman has been the Director of NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City since 2016. He previously served as Director of the Abrons Art Center at Henry Street Settlement from 2006-2016. During his tenure, Abrons was awarded a 2014 OBIE Award for Innovative Excellence and a 2015 Bessie Award for Best Production. He also served as Canon for Liturgy and the Arts at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine for over a decade and was a Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. He was awarded the 2015 Franky Award for “making a long-term, extraordinary impact on contemporary theatre and performance in New York City.”

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This year at Prelude, we are trying out

chain curating!

Sibyl Kempson

Frank Hentschker

Jay Wegman

Lumi Tan

invited curator

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An excerpt from... THE SECURELY CONFERRED, VOUCHSAFED KEEPSAKES OF MAERY S.

Thursday, 28 October 2021

7pm ET

Livestreamed

An excerpt from... THE SECURELY CONFERRED, VOUCHSAFED KEEPSAKES OF MAERY S.

An excerpt from an experimental play that invents as many versions of the Frankenstein author Mary Shelley as there are definitions of the word “Gothic.”

Collaborators:

Dee Dorcas Beasnael, Chris Giarmo, Brian Mendes, Sibyl Kempson, Crystal Wei, Oceana James, Victor Morales, Graham Reynolds, Sr. Giarmo, Amanda Villalobos, Dan Hurlin, Eva von Schweinitz, Madeline Best, Jay Silver, Sibyl Kempson, Alex Albanese/Fun City Films, Erica-Lynn Huberty, Sr. Morales, Leonie Bell, Rebecca Frank, Stephanie Anuwe, Stephanie Morales, Olivia O'Brien, Amanda Davis.

Talk

Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 3

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

12pm ET

Livestreamed

Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 3

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

Featuring:

Jay Wegman, Sibyl Kempson, Lumi Tan, Alex Tatarsky, Alessandra Gómez, Jesse Firestone, Isaac Pool

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