Intimate/Internet follows the journey of a young man trying to find connection
in a galaxy that has shrunk to the dimensions of his parents’ home during lockdown.
Is it possible to find love when the only good Wi-Fi is in the kitchen and your mother is two feet away?
BRANDON URRUTIA is a recent graduate from FIU Theater’s BFA Acting program. He actively works towards a better understanding of the relationship between the actor and the audience and uses his work to experiment with this idea. Recently he directed Stein Time, three plays by Gertrude Stein. He also directed a program Post Military Plays, one-act plays Miami veterans. This fall, his one-person play, Chainmail, based on the life of Gary Gygax will be streamed.
MICHAEL YAWNEY is a Miami-based director/playwright. He wrote and directed Exile Jesus Starbucks as part of Miami Light Project’s Here & Now. He also adapted and directed the Bulgarian play, The Spider for Alternative Theater Festival. His play 1,000 Homosexuals premiered at the Arsht Center. He directed Rudi Goblen’s FITO at the 2019 Live Arts Bard Biennial and PET at Miami Light Project. He also directed Rebecca Joy Fletcher’s Ringing True at the Sandbox, Susan Westfall’s A Stitch in Time at the Jewish Museum, Trouble in Tahiti for Orchestra Miami, as well as Heather Woodbury’s 12-hour stand-up novel As the Globe Warms, which was seen at Austin’s Vortex Rep, L.A.’s Redcat and in Miami at FIU. He has also directed for Miami’s City Theater, Nova Southeastern University, and the Jewish Museum of Florida. He founded Florida International University’s play development program the Greenhouse. Resident Dramaturg/Director of Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs” Playwright Development Program and teaches at Florida International University.
Yawney’s writing has appeared in Theater Week, Propaganda, Playgirl, OutTraveler and OFF as well as in the book, Michael Chekhov: Critical Issues, Reflections, Dreams. He has a BFA from the Experimental Theater Wing of New York University and an MFA in Directing from Columbia University. www.michaelyawney.com