Performed in Louisville, KY, Fresh Start Growers, November, 2017
IN 2016, Burke worked on an Indiana bicentennial legacy project with artists Kathryn Spivey and Charles Nasby. With a team of volunteers, the production Pioneering Spirits, debuted Saturday, September 3rd, at Steamboat Days in Jeffersonville, Indiana, with a second round of performances at the Lewis and Clark Festival in Clarksville, Indiana on October 1st. It is a large scale puppet production depicting the history of the Ohio River at the Falls of the Ohio through puppetry, narrative, and sound. Burke created sound and music.