Kathy A. Perkins

Lighting Designer

PlayMakers: Count, Mr. Joy, Trouble in Mind, Surviving Twin, A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park, The Parchman Hour.

Regional Designs: Goodman Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, St. Louis Black Repertory Company, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, American Conservatory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Congo Square Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Court Theatre.

Other Credits: Kathy has designed throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and South Africa. In the New York area, her work has been seen at such theatres as The New Federal, Manhattan Theatre Club, Carnegie Hall, The Brick and Brooklyn Academy of Music. For two seasons she was resident designer for the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She is editor/coeditor of six anthologies focusing on African/African Diaspora women, including Alice Childress. Kathy is delighted to be designing Trouble in Mind by friend and mentor Alice Childress. Kathy has served as professor at Smith College and the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and is currently Professor of Dramatic Art at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Shows at Playmakers

A Raisin In the Sun January 26, 2013 - March 2, 2013
Surviving Twin September 4, 2013 - September 8, 2013
Edges of Time May 3, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Count August 23, 2017 - August 27, 2017
Dot November 22, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Clybourne Park January 27, 2013 - March 3, 2013
Trouble in Mind January 21, 2015 - February 8, 2015
The Parchman Hour October 26, 2011 - November 13, 2011