Karin Abromaitis works in many areas of Theatre. She has extensive
credits as a Performer, Director, Movement Consultant, Stage Combat
Choreographer, and Dance Choreographer. Since 1984, she as worked primarily
in the Washington, DC metro area, but has worked all over the United
States and abroad.
Ms. Abromaitis has been on stage at Horizon’s Theatre, DCAC, New Playwrights
Theatre, Small Beer Theatre, Goosebump Theatre, Round House Theater
Silver Spring, and the Edinburgh Festival, among others. At the Kennedy
Center she has been in The Gift of Giving, The Yellow Boat,
and The Reluctant Dragon. Awards received include the Mary
Goldwater Award for Idioglossia, as well as other awards for
her solo Movement Theatre pieces: White Noise/2, White
Noise/3, and Domestic Snakes.
Karin is a dynamic, exuberant workshop presenter and teacher. She is
currently on the faculty of George Washington University and the Theatre
Lab, and teaches frequently at Georgetown University, Montgomery College
and the Theatre Lab. As an Artist/Educator, she travelled around the
country leading teacher workshops for the Kennedy Center from 1999-2007.
All across the United States, her workshops and classes have inspired
thousands of participants to begin or deepen their personal search into
their creative lives. Her classes in physical performance skills for
the actor, movement consulting, coaching and fight choreography have
been presented throughout the DC metro area and across the US, most
recently with ACTCo, YPT, Tsunami, Woolly Mammoth, and Imagination Stage.
Her training includes 15 years of dance, 5 years of mime and mask training,
and stage combat training with the Society of American Fight Directors.