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Beth Kattelman

Dr. Beth Kattelman is an Associate Professor and Curator of the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute at Ohio State. She has performed with various theatre companies throughout the Midwest including the ArtReach Touring Theatre, The Cincinnati Children's Theatre, The Reality Theatre, Act Out Productions and Actor's Theatre. She has also worked with Megan Terry at the Omaha Magic Theatre, where she served as company member and sound designer for productions of Body Leaksand Sound Fields/Sound Minds. She received her Doctoral degree in theatre from The Ohio State University in 1999. She also holds a Masters in Library Science from Kent State. Dr. Beth co-founded Madcap Productions, a Cincinnati based puppet theatre company that continues to tour throughout the country. She also co-founded and served as Artistic Director of the New Venture Theatre, a company devoted to showcasing and developing new works. She has directed several award-winning productions in Cincinnati and Columbus, OH, including The Rocky Horror Show (the inaugural production for Stage Five Repertory Company), The Story of My Life: Part One, the End (written by OSU visiting artist Dr. Allan Munro), Agnes of God, and Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love. She received her Doctoral degree in theatre from The Ohio State University in 1999. She also holds a Masters in Library Science from Kent State. She is also a current member of the Advisory Board for the Columbus Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival and is a contributor to the Gale Group's Drama for Students series. She has also written entries for numerous theatre encyclopedias and reference sources.

Interview with Beth Kattelman, Curator of Theatre Research Institute, Ohio State University
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Interview with Beth Kattelman, Curator of Theatre Research Institute, Ohio State University

14 October 2015

In his second installment, Michael Lueger interviews Dr. Beth Kattleman about her journey in theatre and academia.