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Katheryn White

Katheryn White Katheryn White currently teaches writing and theatre courses at Saint Peter´s College in Jersey City, N.J. She majored in acting at Bard College and received a Master´s Degree in Performance Studies from New York University. While a member of the editorial board of the Women and Performance Journal (a New York Univeristy publication), she organized and produced a play marathon with the Women´s Committee of the Dramatists where she coordinated readings of plays by more than 100 women from across the U.S. in one weekend (June 1987).

White´s publications include articles and reviews of theatre and performance for Women and Performance Journal (1983-1993), two essays in Contemporary Women Artists (Cindy Sherman and Margaret Bourke White, published by St. James Press, 1999), an essay on the Arnold Rood theatre collection for USITT (1984) and research for more than 30 Time Life books.

Alien Doctors and Sojourner were produced off-off-Broadway in New York in 1991 and again at the Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland in 1992. Glory Girls won first prize in 1999 at a contest sponsored by the Pen and Brush Club, New York City. Several plays had public readings through Washington Square Playwrights at the Jefferson Market Library in New York City including Shifting Sands (2003) and Number Our Days (2004), directed by Calin Heffernan. In 2000, Hourglass Shrines was chosen to be workshopped at The Last Frontier Theatre Festival in Valdez, Alaska. Sentimental Journey was produced at the Jersey Shore Arts center in Neptune, N.J., during the summer of 2002. In September/October of 2002, Hourglass Shrines and Dream Street were produced at a women playwrights festival at the Black Box Theater in Asbury Park, N.J. In 2007, Last Rights was presented at the Great Plains Theatre Conference.