Karen Kohlhaas

Karen Kohlhaas

Karen Kohlhaas is a theater director, teacher, author, and filmmaker. She is currently at work on a feature documentary, Tennessee Williams in the Mississippi Delta: The Love of Things Irreconcilable. Karen is a senior teacher and founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company and has directed at Atlantic and other theaters in New York including the Public, Ensemble Studio Theater, Ars Nova, St. Luke’s Theater, Naked Angels, New York Live Arts, as well as regionally and in the UK and Australia. She is the author of How to Choose a Monologue for Any Audition,  The Monologue Audition: A Practical Guide for Actors(foreword by David Mamet), The Monologue Audition Teacher’s Manual, and is the director/writer/producer of The Monologue Audition Video (DVD). Her website for actors is www.art-and-audition.com. Karen has directed several short documentaries and films, including two with acclaimed performer Taylor Mac.