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Caitlin Kane

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Caitlin Kane is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Performing and Media Arts. She earned her BA in English at the University of Cincinnati where she was recognized as the Eleanor Hicks’ Outstanding Female Graduate. She also holds a Masters in Education from the University of Cincinnati where her research focused on developing critical literacy through theatre. This research served as the foundation for her Fulbright in Haskovo, Bulgaria.  

Caitlin’s research interests include the ethics of community-based and documentary performance, queer and feminist theory, theater for young audiences, and methods of collaborative and public scholarship. In addition to her scholarly interests, Caitlin is a freelance dramaturg and director.  She is currently a Teaching Artist with Civic Ensemble and a Literary Circle Member with American Theater Company. At the Schwartz Center, she Assistant Directed All God’s Chillun Got Wings, directed in the 2015 Ten Minute Play Festival, and will be producing the 2016 Ten Minute Play Festival.

Caitlin served as a TA at the University of Cincinnati: College Conservatory of Music throughout her undergraduate and graduate career in courses on dramatic literature, dramaturgy, directing, and script analysis.