AVERY, BURNIECE, 1908-1993


Teacher, actress. Born– June 12, 1908, Ala. Parents– John E. and Elizabeth Crews. Married– Robert H. Avery, 1933. Children– One. Education– Wayne State University, B.S. Elementary school teacher in Detroit, Mich., 1954-1973; writer after 1973; actress performing in theaters in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Rochester, Mich., and Louisville, Ky. Served as director and talent coordinator for a television station in 1975. Founder of the Proscenium Players; Search, Explore, Expand, Knowledge (SEEK). Died October 26, 1993.


Contemporary Authors online


Walk Quietly Through the Night and Cry Softly. Detroit; Balamp Pub., 1977.

Plays; As Others See Us. (Two acts) produced in Detroit in 1973.

Death Rehearsal (One act) produced in Detroit in 1971.

What Makes Suzy Run? (Three acts) produced in Detroit in 1971.