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Kaja Dunn is an Assistant Professor of theatre at UNC Charlotte as well as an actor, director, and consultant on issues of Race, Equity & Theatre for educational and professional organizations affiliate faculty with Theatrical Intimacy Education. 




Kaja Dunn is an assistant professor and head of acting at the University of North Carolina at

Charlotte as well as a director, actor, and activist. She has presented her work on Training Theatre

Students of Color at Goldsmiths, University of London, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Black

Theatre Network, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and ATHE, among other

places. She is on the national board of the Black Theatre Association, and has performed in over forty

shows and taught and performed internationally. She was previously a lecturer at California State

University San Marcos and toured with Ya Tong Theatre in Taiwan. Other teaching credits include

working with homeless and foster youth in San Diego. Follow her on Twitter where she frequently

posts about EDI issues under the handle @KajaDunn.

Parent Artists & the Pandemic

Parent Artists & the Pandemic

Kaja Dunn holding one of her sons
Taking A Pause in Response to a COVID-19 World

Taking A Pause in Response to a COVID-19 World

8 April 2020

Kaja Dunn reflects on how quickly the world turned upside down with COVID-19 and offers a simple idea before rushing into to creating new work: take a breath and allow for a moment to process all that is happening.