College Audition Prep Weekend 2019 is delighted to have Katharine Hahn of Abilene Christian University on faculty.
Katie Hahn is a director, educator, dramaturg, and voice/dialect coach from Abilene, TX. She holds an MFA in Performance and Pedagogy from Texas Tech University and a BFA in Theatre from Abilene Christian University. Most recently, she directed the world premiere staged reading of Attachment Disorder by Hallie Palladino and served as the Assistant Director of Tigers Be Still, both at Outpost Repertory Theatre in Lubbock. Her favorite production is Next to Normal at Texas Tech, for which she received Excellence in Directing honors from Region 6 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. While working on her graduate studies, Katie served the program in several capacities, most notably as Voice/Dialect Coach for Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play and Assistant Director/Stage Manager for the world premiere of Shooting Blanks by Mark Charney at the Prague Fringe Festival. Her dramaturgical work includes In Defense of Hope by Michael Kelly (world premiere), Shakespeare in Hollywood, and multiple productions of Little Women: The Musical. She has presented her research on vocal pedagogy and women's narratives within the musical theatre canon at various conferences across America as well as in Singapore. Katie has served on the theatre faculty at Hardin-Simmons University since 2018 and has also worked for Creede Repertory Theatre in Colorado, SummerStage at the Dallas Theater Center, KidCity Camp in New Orleans, and Northland Christian School in Houston.