Wil Petre is a performer and experience designer specializing in curating intimate performance in public spaces. He currently operates a bar for one, Aqua Regia, and he also hosts cocktail parties highlighting a card game he created, A Cocktail Party Game.
Wil was a part of the original creative cast of Third Rail Projects' The Grand Paradise, and an original creative cast member of Queen of the Night, the 2015 Drama Desk recipient for Unique Theatrical Experience. With The Windmill Factory, he was a part of the 2014 Future of Storytelling Summit in Snug Harbor, Staten Island, and with Woodshed Collective a part of the 2016 Future of Storytelling Festival at the Africa Center. He has told stories with The Moth, and occasionally performs boylesque under the name Handsome Peter. Currently Wil is directing immersive pop-up events with the Collective Museum on the Full Moon of every month.
He has also worked with Witness Relocation, Theater Mitu, Les Freres Corbusier/Alex Timbers, John Clancy/Clancy Productions, TR Warszawa, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Playwright's Horizons, Cherry Lane, La MaMa ETC, St. Ann's Warehouse, Ars Nova, Incubator Arts (RIP), and Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Wil's work has traveled him to Brest France, Edinburgh UK, Abu Dhabi UAE, and (via skype) the homes of residents of Wroclaw Poland. On camera, he has shot many commercials, webseries, tv pilots, and short films, some of which have played festivals in Sundance, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York.
Wil received his BFA w/ honors in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY.
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