Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman presents Through the Gash in which a man examines his violent family history through dance, text and improvisation. The results are touching and hilarious as he chronicles growing up gay in a quirky lower middle-class Amish community.

Michael Freeman is a movement artist and writer of monologues, short stories and plays. He is the recipient of the Richard Porter Leach Fellowship for the Arts and the two-time recipient of the Nicholas Pekearo Award for Creative Writing. His work has been supported by NYFA, The Dramatists Guild of America, PEN Writers Fund and the Authors League Fund. His performance work has been shown at the The Brick, Hot Festival, FUSE HERE Arts Center, HOWL Festival, Mulberry Street Theater New Steps Series, Dance Conversations at the Flea, 24 hour durational performance festival in Toronto, Toronto Festival of Clowns, the Duplex, the PIT, and many others. He has also directed for puppeteer Ralph Lee and musician Robert Jackson’s performing companies.

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