Kate Bredeson is Associate Professor and Chair of the Theatre department at Reed College. She is a theatre historian, a director, and a dramaturg. Her most recent publications include essays in PAJ, Theater, TDR, and the books Center-Staging the Sixties: Mainstream and Popular Performance in a Turbulent Decade and The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy. Kate is at work on two books, Occupying the Stage: Theatre of May ’68, and A Lifetime of Resistance: the Diaries of Judith Malina 1947-2015. She has received fellowships from the Killam Foundation, Mellon Foundation, American Philosophical Society, the Institut Français de Washington, the Camargo Foundation, and the Fulbright program. In Fall 2016 she will be a visiting fellow at the Beinecke Library at Yale. In Portland, she is a Risk/Reward board member, and a frequent collaborator with PICA. Kate’s dramaturgy work includes collaborations with the Court Theatre, the Guthrie, Yale Repertory Theatre, Hand2Mouth Theatre, Portland Playhouse, and with choreographer Tahni Holt.