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Caitlin Donohue

Theatre Artist -- Teacher -- Director


caitdono23@gmail.com // 603-321-4806
SUMMARY: Caitlin Donohue is an accomplished actor, singer, and dancer whose talents have led her to perform at such
New England landmarks as the Cutler Majestic Theatre, Calderwood Pavilion, the Palace Theatre, and Fenway Park. Aside
from acting onstage in over 60 large-scale productions, she has worked behind-the-scenes as a teacher, director,
choreographer, childrens musical playwright/lyricist, costume designer, sound designer, producer, and set decorator.
OBJECTIVE: Teaching position that utilizes strong skills in theatre performance, leadership, organization, and
theatrical design, as well as fosters student-student and student-teacher collaboration
EDUCATION: Boston University B.S. in Broadcast Journalism, 2015. Dual Concentrations in Sociology and Deaf Studies.
EXPERIENCE: Priscilla Beach Theatre (Plymouth, MA) - Childrens Workshop Director (June-Aug. 2015)
* Served as director and designer of set, sound, and costumes for full-script
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productions of A Christmas Carol and Charlottes Web
* Instructed 30+ children (ages 5-15) during 2 two-week workshop sessions
* Taught and led dozens of relevant theatrical games to encourage students to polish their
improvisational skills and improve their ability to support their scene partner(s)
* Oered individual line and character meetings outside of normally scheduled rehearsals
* Maintained consistent communication with parents regarding students individual and group progress
leading up to production
Boston University On Broadway - President of Executive Board (Sept. 2014-May 2015)
* Supervised Executive Board and entire membership (200+) in all functions, duties, and planning for
shows and special events
* Led weekly Executive Board meetings and semesterly pitch meetings to determine upcoming season
of shows
* Kept all On Broadway records and ensured that all policies and procedures were adhered to
* Acted as mediator of any conflicts that arose between members, directors, and the Executive Board
* Maintained friendly relationship with other theater groups and organizations on campus
Wayland High School (Wayland, MA) - Choreographer (Jan. 2015-May 2015)
* Created original choreography for eleven large group dance numbers in Footloose
* Taught choreography to 40+ students (ages 14-18)
* Recorded rehearsal videos with slow reenactments and explanations of the choreography so that
students could rehearse on their own
* Worked directly with director and music director to enhance and honor their visions
Boston University On Broadway - Mainstage Choreographer (Sept. 2013-Dec. 2013)
* Created original choreography of all styles (tap, ballet, jazz, musical theatre) for twelve
musical numbers in How to Succeed in Business Without Rea"y Trying, performed at Bostons
Tsai Performance Center
* Worked with director, musical director, and entire technical team to create ideal stage picture with
choreography
* Taught choreography to 30+ cast members, oftentimes splitting them into smaller groups to utilize
their individual strengths
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Derryfield Repertory Theatre (Manchester, NH) - Camp Instructor (June 2008-Aug. 2013)
* Taught theatrical skills to students ages 7-16 for 2 two-week sessions each summer
* Took on various roles (directing, musically directing, choreographing, stage managing, costume design,
sound design) while organizing students showcase at end of each session
* Co-wrote original scripts and music for Alice in Wonderland, Lilo and Stitch, Charlie & The Chocolate
Factory, Not A Box, and Where The Sidewalk Ends
* Oered workshops to students in audition, directing, stage combat, and set design

SKILLS: Experienced in working with deaf/hard-of-hearing and autistic children, ASL working proficiency, hundreds of
theatre games, comedic improvisation, choreography, teaching music and vocal technique, sight singing, whistle tones,
gymnastics, hula hooping, accents