Walter Bilderback

Walter Bilderback


BSR Contributor Since May 26, 2020

Walter Bilderback (he/they pronouns) is a theater-maker and writer living in West Philadelphia.

Walter Bilderback is a theatermaker and writer living in West Philadelphia since 2004. From 2004 to 2020, they were Dramaturg and Literary Manager at the Wilma Theater; they are currently Dramaturg-at-Large for that theater. Before then, Walter also held staff positions at the American Ibsen Theater, Baltimore Center Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Alliance Theater in Atlanta, and Dallas Theater Center, and have worked with other companies including the Center for Puppetry Arts and the Bearded Ladies.

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A new post-pandemic medium for Swarthmore’s ‘Women of Trachis.’ (Photo by Michał Zadara.)

Swarthmore College presents Sophocles’ ‘The Women of Trachis,’ sans audience

Theater without witnesses

If a demigod burns and no one hears about it, does it make a catharsis? Walter Bilderback investigates a pandemic-era production of ‘The Women of Trachis’ at Swarthmore dubbed “theater without witnesses.”
Walter Bilderback

Walter Bilderback

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