Kara Penrose  |  Breakout Session

Session: Fighting for Our Safety- Self Advocacy in Theatre 

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About Kara

Kara Penrose is a Milwaukee based stage combat instructor, theatre teacher, and fight director. She holds a BA in Theatre from California State University East Bay and is a recognized stage combat instructor with Dueling Arts International. Kara loves empowering others through the art of theatrical violence. One of her goals as a combatant is to advocate for safety within the theatre community. Her work focuses on safety, partnership, and theatricality in order to create the illusion of violence for stage. In her career she has taught stage combat at schools, community theatres, and professional workshops throughout the U.S. She has served as a fight director for over 15 theatrical productions.

To find out more, please visit http://karapenrose.com/