CASEY LLEWELLYN
June 2011

Brooklyn, NY – Casey is a theater artist working in Brooklyn, NY whose work interrogates identity and form. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University with a B.A. in theatre where she directed an original adaptation of Chris Kraus’ I Love Dick and The Vagina Monologues and Beyond, a movement-based interpretation of the well-known text. For this production, she facilitated a writing process in which participants created new monologues focusing on the experiences of queer and trans people. She has performed in and written for David Neumann\’s work at Barnard College and was seen last year at The Tank in All you need is one good idea, son, choreographed by Yve Laris Cohen. She participated in the Pataphysics Week-long Silent Playwriting Retreat with Erik Ehn, and an except of her play, The Quiet Way, was presented, featuring David Neumann and Jules Skloot, as part of the LITTLE THEATRE series at Dixon Place. She is currently collaborating with poet Claudia Rankine on a Existing Conditions, three interconnected one acts exploring race, gender, and nation building.
     As a stage manager, she has worked on Lee Breuer\’s Summa Dramatica and Porco Morto, The Foundry Theatre\’s The Provenance of Beauty, David Greenspan\’s The Myopia and Plays produced by The Foundry Theatre, and Object Collection’s The Geometry. She is also the assistant director of their experimental opera, Innova, premiering this spring at Abron’s Art Center. She is the assistant editor of PLAY A JOURNAL OF PLAYS.

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