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Kate Langsdorf

Kate Langsdorf is a comedy writer, editor, and arts consultant. She is a Helen Hayes Award-nominated playwright whose work has appeared Off Broadway and across the US. She holds a BA in Theatre Directing and Performance from Cal State Long Beach and an MFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University. Currently, you may recognize her as the lady gently nagging you to renew your Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas membership. She has most recently worked with the National New Play Network, dog & pony dc, Young Playwrights’ Theater, and Ford’s Theatre. Kate lives with her family in Los Angeles. You can visit her jokey blog about parenthood at hipstermother.com.

Theatre-ing While Disabled—Audience Edition
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Theatre-ing While Disabled—Audience Edition

7 November 2017

Kate Langsdorf finishes the series by reflecting on her experience attending different shows as an audience member in Los Angeles, California.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Intern Edition

26 February 2017

Kate Langsdorf writes about why she never took an unpaid internship.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Writer Edition

19 October 2016

Kate Langsdorf on why she believes being a writer is the best theatre job for a person with a physical disability.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Contracted Artist Edition

10 May 2016

Kate Langsdorf writes about the joys and hardships of working on a project as a dramaturg.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Teaching Artist Edition

25 April 2016

Kate Langsdorf’s series continues with this description of her time as a teaching artist.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Actor Edition

13 April 2016

Kate Langsdorf describes her experiences as an actor with a physical disability.

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Series Introduction

12 March 2016

Kate Langsdorf kicks off a new series in which she will write about her experiences with different jobs in theatre. 

Theatre-ing While Disabled
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Theatre-ing While Disabled

Kate Langsdorf writes about her experience with different jobs in theatre.