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    Currently conceived an album of reimagined songs of Marc Bolan/T.Rex and accompanying documentary with Bill Curbishley for BMG Music.  He has also developed and produced a game app with Curbishley's company Trinifold UK for the heavy metal band Judas Priest with Sony Music. Ethan Silverman has written the non-fiction theatre piece, "Jack From Above" which has been performed at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  He has collaborated with such artists as musician Pete Townshend and director Barry Levinson. As a theatre director, he has worked at many theatres directing new plays, revivals, and performance pieces. As a filmmaker, his short films and documentaries have premiered at The Sundance Film Festival and on PBS. His writing has appeared in Bomb, Interview, Paper, and The Evening Standard in London as well as the photography book, "Backstage: Broadway behind the Curtain"(Abrams). Professor Silverman originated the narrative curriculum for Journeys in Film, a middle school syllabus that teaches cross-cultural understanding through foreign film. At Parsons The New School For Design, he teaches Thesis Writing & Research at MFADT and created The Tech & Performance COLLAB, the first Design & Technology collaboration with The New School For Drama.  Ethan attended Oberlin College and The Drama Studio, London. Yaddo Residencies: 2008,2010.

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