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Kathryn Kawecki, MFA

Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization - Theatrical Design: Scenic and Costume

Kathryn Kawecki is a Mid-Atlantic based theatre artist who regularly designs for 1st Stage in Tysons Corner, as well as other DC/Baltimore area theaters, including CATF, Flying V, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and the Hub. She is also a judge for theatreWashington’s Helen Hayes Awards. Upcoming Mid-Atlantic projects include The Farnsworth Invention and Swimming with Whales. Recent Mid-Atlantic designs include set and costumes for Proof (2016 Helen Hayes Award Nomination), Now Comes the Night, The Good Counselor, Old Wicked Songs, Lobby Hero, Trevor, and The Oregon Trail; sets for Anne of the 1,000 Days, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Late Wedding, and Ages of the Moon; costumes for You… or Whatever I can Get. She also works nationally in Colorado and in the North East; Colorado projects include: The History Room, Elijah (Henry Award Nomination), Faith!, The Glass Menagerie, for CRT, LOCAL and BETc, respectively; Northeast projects include: dollHouse, RENT, My Fair Lady (IRNE Award Nomination), Romeo & Juliet, Avenue Q for New Rep, Stoneham Theatre, and Lyric Stage, respectively; New York projects include sets and costumes for The Taste of It (Innovative Theatre Award Nomination), Broken Fences, and America Amerique for Ballybeg and the JENA co, respectively. She has previously been an Adjunct Professor/Costume Designer for Gettysburg College working on projects including: You Got Older, Harvest (KCATF Respondent Recognition) and A Chorus Line; she has guest designed and taught for academic Theatre Departments including UMBC (Criminals in Love & The Game of Love and Chance), Providence College (The Imaginary InvalidLysistrataPoor Murderer), Boston Conservatory (Jesus Christ Superstar), and North Dakota State University (The Cherry Orchard). For Bowie State University/BSU Theatre, she has designed A Song for Coretta and Cinderella, The Remix.

To see her work: www.kawecki-art.com