KATHERYN RASOR

Phone: (317) 752-2690
KatherynRasor@post.harvard.edu

EDUCATION

MFA American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre Institute for
Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University, Dramaturgy June 2008
Thesis: Original translation of En La Ardiente Oscuridad
Advisor: Arthur Holmberg, PhD.

BA Hanover College, Theatre and English Literature June 2006
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Georgia Southern University 2017--Present
Instructor, Communication Arts
THEA 1100 “Theatre Appreciation”

South Georgia State College, Online 2016--Present
Adjunct Instructor, Theatre
THEA 1100 “Theatre Appreciation”

Hanover College, Hanover, IN 2014
Visiting Assistant Professor, Theatre
THEA 345 “Playwriting”
THEA 115 “Film As Art”
GW 141 “Great Works: Film, Text, and Music”

University of Evansville, Evansville, IN 2014
Visiting Assistant Professor/Dramaturg, Theatre
THTR 465 “Senior Seminar”
THTR 365 “Theatre History II”

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 2013
Guest Lecturer, Communications
THEA 1100 “Theatre Appreciation”
THEA 2333 “Fundamentals of Acting”

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Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 2011 to 2015
Visiting Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance
THEA 421: “Theatre History 1”
THEA 422: “Theatre History 2”
THEA 236: “American Musical Theatre”
THEA 201: “Oral Interpretation”
THEA 110: “Theatre Appreciation”

Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 2008
Guest Lecturer, Theatre and Dance
THEA 110: “Theatre Appreciation”
THEA 120: “Introduction to Acting”

Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA 2008
Teaching Fellow, English Literature
ENGL-E 163: “Contemporary American Theatre 1970-Present”

Boston University, Boston, MA 2007
Guest Lecturer, Theatre
CT 060: “Introduction to Theatre”

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 2006-2008
Teaching Fellow: Dramatic Arts
DA 110a: “Introduction to Acting,”
DA 119: “Voice and Speech,”

DRAMATURGICAL EXPERIENCE

Resident Dramaturg: Lean Ensemble Theater
Tribes, directed by Blake White 2017
Buyer and Cellar, directed by Nick Newell 2016
The Underpants, directed by Ian McCabe 2016
The Waverly Gallery, directed by Nick Newell 2016
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, dir. Blake White 2016
The Glass Menagerie, directed by Blake White 2015

Indiana Repertory Theatre/Childsplay
Write Now directed by Emily Tarquin 2015

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Shanklin Theatre 2014
As You Like It, directed by Curt Tofteland

Theatre of NOTE 2013
Sheet Cake Sliding (World Premiere), dir. Nick Newell

Hilton Head Island New Play Festival 2012
Burning the Old Man, directed by Blake White
Hellman V. McCarthy, directed by Nick Newell
Poking Kitty Purple, directed by Jim Stark

South Carolina Repertory Company 2012
The Baristas (World Premiere), directed by Nick Newell

Hilton Head Island New Play Festival 2011
O Walter, My Walter, directed by Jim Stark
Urban Rabbit Chronicles, directed by Nick Newell
Beckett in Jackson, directed by Chip Egan

Actors’ Shakespeare Project 2010
Double Falsehood, directed by Jason Ries

Hilton Head Island New Play Festival 2010
The Baristas, directed by Blake White
Catholic Girl Gun Club, directed by Nick Newell
Ephemera, directed by Jim Stark

Actors’ Shakespeare Project 2009
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Melia Bensussen
Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Benjamin Evett

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2008
Three Sisters, directed by Michael Greif
Not Waving, directed by Carolyn Cantor
Big Money, directed by Shira Milikowski
Home, directed by Joseph Hardy
The Atheist, directed by Justin Waldman
Claire Silva, directed by Justin Waldman

Institute for Advanced Theatre Training 2008
Celebration and The Room, directed by Roman Kozak

American Repertory Theatre 2007
Copenhagen, directed by Scott Zigler

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Brown University/ART Institute 2007
Captives, directed by Mikaela Pollock,

Institute for Advanced Theatre Training 2006
The Front Page, directed by Holly Derr

American Repertory Theatre 2006
The Onion Cellar, directed by Marcus Stern

PUBLICATIONS

“The Neglected Tragedies” Staging Ben. January 2016

“Dramaturg as PR Manager” Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy. June 2014.

“In Praise of a Regional Audience” Poor Lessing’s Almanac, January 2012. Online.

“Taming the Space” The Serpent’s Tongue, October 2009. Online.

“Mad World” WTF Program Note, Home. August 2008.

“From Page to Stage” WTF Program Note, Not Waving. July 2008.

“Tabloid Journalism in America” WTF Program Note, The Atheist. June 2008

“Three Characters in Search of an Ending” ARTicles. vol. 6, no. 2, January 2008

“Wild Things” The Moscow Journals. Spring 2007. Online

“Unpredictable Past” The Moscow Journals. Spring 2007. Online

“The Language of Seagulls” The Moscow Journals. Spring 2007. Online

“Tough Love for Young Actors” The Moscow Journals. Spring 2007. Online

“Four Men’s Land” ARTicles. vol. 5, no. 4, April 2007

“Barlett’s Creations” ARTicles. vol. 5, no. 2, February 2007

PRESENTATIONS

Paper Presentation, “Copenhagen Interpretations” American Repertory Theatre, Jan. 2008.

Paper Presentation, “Russia’s Unpredictable Past” Moscow Art Theatre, August 2007.

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Paper Presentation, “Antigone and War Through the Ages” ART Institute, August 2006.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for Theatre in Higher Education, 2012-Present

Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, 2013-Present

LITERARY OFFICE AND DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

Pretty Fire—South Georgia State College 2017
Director

Georgia Theatre Conference 2016
New Play Contest Respondent

The House of Yes—University of Evansville 2014
Director

Georgia Theatre Conference 2014
New Play Contest Respondent

Hilton Head Island New Play Festival 2009-2014
Co-Founder, Director of New Works

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2008
Literary Intern

American Repertory Theatre 2006-2008
Script Reader

LANGUAGES

English: Native Language

Spanish: Intermediate Listener, Intermediate Speaker, Advanced Reading and Writing,
Written Translation Experience

Russian: Novice Listener and Speaker

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SERVICE

Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival 2016--Present
Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy Coordinator

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 2013- Present
Dramaturgy Advisor
Crumbs from the Table of Joy
She Kills Monsters
Chicago
Twelfth Night
Game of Love and Chance
The Creation: Mysteries
The Pillowman
The Mountaintop
Metamorphoses
The Government Inspector
Race
The Clean House

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Course Support Software (Moodle and Blackboard Learn)

Proficient in Web for Faculty and Student Information Software

Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop

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