Kathy Perkins

People’s Light debut. Theatre Includes: Manhattan Theatre Club, Congo Square, Goodman, Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, eta Creative Arts, Alliance, New Federal, Mark Taper Forum, St. Louis Black Repertory, Berkeley Repertory, Writers, American Conservatory, Indiana Repertory, Seattle Repertory, Arena Stage, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Two River. International credits include works in Switzerland, Germany, Cuba and South Africa. She is the recipient of an NAACP Image Award and several Black Theater Alliance Awards. She is the editor of six anthologies focusing on African/African Diaspora women. Kathy is professor Emerita of the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. kathyaperkins.com