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Director of Theatre Eduction

Karin has worked with Playhouse on the Square for over 30 years. She was hired in 1979 as an actress with Show of Hands, Playhouse’s Theatre of the Deaf. In 1983, she took over the directorship of that program while also working as Assistant Director of Theatre Education from 1986-1993. Since 1993 she has held the position of Director of Theatre Education. Karin has directed over 20 productions with Playhouse on the Square. As an actress, she has performed in countless productions and has earned Memphis Theatre Awards for her performances in Smoke on the Mountain and Holiday Memories, as well as nominations for The Wizard of Oz, Charlotte’s Web, and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Karin grew up in the suburbs outside of Washington D.C. and is a graduate of Georgia Southern University.