Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble (Convo 1)
Date: October 25, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Campbell Arts Center
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Kathi E.B. Ellis is a professional theatre director who received her MFA as a director from the University of Louisville. Kathi conducts drama residencies at schools throughout the Commonwealth, both as an independent teaching artist and with Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, and the Kentucky Arts Council’s Roster of Artists. She has conducted arts professional development sessions for Jefferson County Public Schools, the Kentucky Center, and the Kentucky Theatre Association.
Kathi is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater’s Director’s Lab, NY, and an associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. She serves as a board member for Louisville’s premier women’s theatre company, Pleiades Theatre, and for Juneteenth Legacy Theatre, Louisville’s only African-American theatre. She is a member of the editorial board of Southern Theatre, a Southeastern Theatre Conference publication, and serves on SETC’s K-12 committee. Kathi is the executive director of the Kentucky Alliance for Arts Education. In 2003 she received the first annual Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Gender Equity Award from the University of Louisville’s Women’s Center.
In this special hour, Kathi will deliver a lecture about Shame the Devil!: An Audience with Fanny Kemble, a play for which she serves as director.