Katherine Sullivan

Faculty Profiles

Katherine Sullivan

Associate Professor
108 Moreau Center for the Arts



MFA, Illinois State University
BA, Eastern Illinois University

Research Interests 

  • Anne Bogart's viewpoints and composition work in both acting training and stage direction
  • The movement work and acting training techniques of early 20th century Russian immigrant Michael Chekhov
  • The emergence of new 21st century American plays seen through the lenses of women dramatists

Courses Recently Taught 

  • THTR 205: Introduction to acting
  • THTR 305: Characterization
  • THTR 355: Voice and movement
  • THTR 375: Rehearsal and performance
  • THTR 378: Contemporary women's drama
  • THTR 405: Styles of acting
  • THTR 480: Production projects

Professional Experience 

  • Intervention Theatre, a touring company focused on presenting applied theatre works as educational programs in corporate settings
  • Chicago, IL, actor in plays, musicals, and staged works by emerging new playwrights

Professional Memberships 

Association for Theatre in Higher Education
American College Theatre Festival, Region III