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Dan Fishback

Dan Fishback, Invited Artist Faculty (2012–14)

Dan Fishback is a playwright, musician, and founding director of the Helix Queer Performance Network. His musical “The Material World” was called one of the Top Ten Plays of 2012 by Time Out New York. His play “You Will Experience Silence” was called “sassier and more fun than ‘Angels in America’” by the Village Voice. Also a performing songwriter, Fishback has released several albums and toured Europe and North America, both solo and with his band Cheese On Bread, which released their album “The One Who Wanted More” in 2018, along with a music video for their song “Bad Friend,” directed by Stephen Winter and featuring Justin Vivian Bond. He has been a resident artist at Kelly Writers House at the
University of Pennsylvania, the Hemispheric Institute at NYU, the Kimmel
Harding Nelson Center, Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and BAX/Brooklyn
Arts Exchange, where he was in various forms of residence from
2010-2018. Fishback created and oversees La MaMa Experimental Theater’s
annual series La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance. He
sits on Gibney’s Curatorial Advisor Team and is a proud member of the
Jewish Voice for Peace Artist Council.

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