Jeremy Pickard

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Jeremy Pickard founded and co-directs Superhero Clubhouse, an interdisciplinary community engaged in shifting culture toward climate and environmental justice using the tools of theater. He is the lead playwright of The Planet Plays, a series of nine interconnected stories about the Anthropocene, and co-creator of dozens of other eco-theater works including Core of Me: A Hike-Play, Flying Ace and the Storm of the Century!, and Salty Folk: An Oyster Musical. Jeremy is the director of the annual Big Green Theater eco-playwriting program with The Bushwick Starr, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. He co-authored the feature article “A Climate of Change” in the February 2020 climate issue of American Theatre Magazine, and his essays “On Eco-Theater” and “Temporary Communities in the Era of Climate Change” are published by TCG and No Passport. As an educator, Jeremy has taught original theater-making to a wide range of students for the past decade, in public elementary, middle, and high schools, Stony Brook University, NYU, The New School, NYCDA, and the Atlantic Theatre Company. Jeremy holds a drama degree from Ithaca College, is an alumnus of the O’Neill National Theater Institute, and trained for eight years in Suzuki/Viewpoints with SITI Company.