Blake Pfeil is a multidisciplinary musician, writer, and performance artist. His original theatrical work has been featured in notable stints at Joe's Pub, 54 Below, Rockwood Music Hall, Highline Ballroom, NY Live Arts, Kasteel Well (The Netherlands), Icaro Teatro (Mexico), Gyeonggi English Village (South Korea), Concordia College, Emerson College, Purchase College, and the National YoungArts Foundation, among others. As an actor, Blake has worked at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Huntington Theatre Co., New Repertory Theatre, Company One, among others. Blake co-founded NYC-based folk-fusion band Macabre Americana, hosts
"The Pfeil File" on Radio Kingston/WKNY (107.9 FM in the Hudson Valley), and currently serves as Operations & Programs Manager at Hudson Valley-based nonprofit organization
TMI Project where he is also a producer of The TMI Project Story Hour.
His current project is All-American Ruins, a multimedia travelogue in which he recounts his experiences exploring abandoned spaces across the United States and reimagines them
via multimodal storytelling. Along the way, All-American Ruins asks critical questions
about American history/culture, community, capitalism/economics, the environment, and
mental health while encouraging folks to activate their imaginations as a tool for healing.
abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast was an Official Select at On Air Fest 2023 and winner of the Top of the Rockies - Best of Podcasts (2023). All-American Ruins was also recently shortlisted for the Elevate Creatives Fund.
MA, Arts Entrepreneurship, Purchase College; BFA, Musical Theatre, Emerson College.
Audio Podcast Fellow, SUNY Stony Brook.