World premiere at the Bushwick Starr, May/June 2020.

Alternately horrifying and hilarious, this dark comedy follows the faculty of a moribund theater department at a state university, as they are forced to undergo self-defense training in order to maintain their funding. Award-winning theater scholar Miller teams up with director Kristjan Thor, who brings his immersive horror expertise to Preparedness, examining the effects of fear on professional communities.