William Burke is a playwright, director and curator living in Brooklyn. His productions include the food was terrible (The Bushwick Starr), PIONEERS!#goforth (JACK),COMFORT DOGS: Live from the Pink House (JACK) and FURRY! (JACK) FURRY!/LA FURIA! (The Bushwick Starr). With Target Margin Theater: I Made a Mistake, EXPLODITY! and DAY!Night?fuck (The Stahl Center at Stoney Brook University) He has developed his plays/presented readings at The Black Swan Lab (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), The Bushwick Starr, University Settlement, NACL, All For One Theater, Little Theatre (Dixon Place), The Prelude Festival (CUNY Grad center) and CATCH.
CURATING: Co-Chair of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab with Jackie Sibblies Drury, Head of Artistic Development and Co-Curator of the Starr Reading series at the The Bushwick Starr and a co-curator for Little Theatre at Dixon Place. William studied playwriting at Brooklyn College with Mac Wellman, Anne Washburn and Erin Courtney.