Karen Robinson is delighted to be making her directing debut at Actor’s Express. She is a Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University (KSU) where she has taught and directed for 15 years. She has worked professionally as a director, dramaturg, and stage manager in New York, North Carolina, California, and Georgia. As an Associate Artist at Georgia Shakespeare, she directed 14 productions for the company. Other productions include Margaret Baldwin’s Her Little House and Night Blooms at Horizon Theatre Company; Ruined, The Good Person of Szechuan, Fences, and the regional premiere of Flannery O’Connor’s Everything That Rises Must Converge at Kennesaw State University. A passionate advocate for intercultural art and performance, Karen’s global projects have included tours of student productions to Morocco, China, and Germany. Karen is the recipient of KSU’s 2009 Award for Distinguished Teaching, a 2010 University of Georgia Board of Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the 2011 KSU Distinguished Professor award.