Karin Coonrod is a theater maker whose work has been seen and heard across the country and around the world.
Coonrod is the founder and artistic director of Compagnia de’ Colombari an international company based in New York, which began a new tradition of theater in Orvieto, Italy with the medieval mystery plays in public spaces.
Known for her Shakespeare productions and adaptions of non dramatic material, Coonrod’s More or Less I Am has been adapted into seven short films that play in concert with living poets “talking” back to Walt Whitman. Whitman on Walls! (WoW!) has been touring the country since fall of 2021.