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Katherine Harroff

Katherine Harroff is a playwright, producer, director, and actor and Artist-in-Residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library where she also serves as the Director of Engagement. She is the former Associate Director of Arts Engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Ms. Harroff has pioneered documentarian and community-based performance, developing stories, teaching everyday artists, and sharing the tools of storytelling and professional theater with myriad communities. In addition to documentary theater, her work has included installation experiences, site-specific performances, as well as intimate and large-scale community focused events celebrating the stories, lives, traditions, and interests of the community she is engaged in.