Karen Kawa

Karen Kawa joined A Red Orchid Theatre’s Ensemble in 2007 where her costume designs have been seen in several productions including The Mutilated, The Meek, Blasted, The Hothouse and The Sea Horse. She most recently collaborated with A Red Orchid as the dramaturg for Killing Game.

Other favorite productions around Chicago include Alice in Bed (Trap Door), Haymarket Eight (Steppenwolf Arts Exchange), Julius Caesar (Strawdog), Highlife (Victory Gardens/Shattered Globe), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Invitation to a March, Real Classy Affair, and Frozen Assets (Shattered Globe).

Karen’s costume design for Lower Depths at Shattered Globe won a Jeff Citation, and her design for Warhawks and Lindberghs at Shattered Globe was nominated for a Jeff Award.