"...Karin Coonrod is a theater artist of far-reaching inventiveness..."
- New York Times, 2015.
Founding Director of Compagnia de’ Colombari, KC is a theater maker whose work has been witnessed across the U.S. and around the world. She has developed a wide variety of pieces ranging from reinvented classical plays to new plays, opera, adaptations and new translations. Notable productions include Henry VI, Love's Labor's Lost (Public Theater, NYSF) King John, Julius Caesar (TFANA), Everything That Rises Must Converge (NYTW), texts&beheadings/ElizabethR (Colombari at Folger Theatre in DC and BAM/Next Wave Festival) and The Merchant of Venice (Colombari with Ca' Foscari in Venice Ghetto, Italy). KC and the company launched a new tradition of theater in Orvieto, Italy with the medieval mystery plays and many theatrical actions in prisons, jails, tombs, schools, pubs, libraries, parks, streets, museums, piers, churches as well as theaters. Presence and theatrical provocation have been of deepest importance in the ongoing work with all the artists of Colombari.
Karin Coonrod - Artistic Director
Board of Directors
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David Scott Kastan
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