Kristin L. Schoenback (she/her) is a Chicago-based director, educator, and advocate, dedicated to work that practices generosity and empathy, serving its community through real action. She serves as co-founder and artistic director of project-based collective, Cats Cradle Theatre. Recent directing credits include TITUS ANDRONICUS (The Collective), TAME THAT B!#@h (Arkansas Shakespeare), A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY (Valiant), ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (Cats Cradle), CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, MR. BURNS; A POST ELECTRIC PLAY (Illinois State). She has worked with companies such as Book-It Repertory, The House Theatre, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, where she conceived the programming for educational outreach, including their short Shakespeare touring company, which travels to community centers, schools, and prisons. She holds her MFA in directing from Illinois State University, and her BA from Concordia University. She is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Union. 


Contact Kristin: klsch569@gmail.com