Kendall Karg

Managing Director

Kendall Karg is a non-profit theatre administrator, performing arts producer, and community engagement manager. Originally from Cincinnati, where she completed her BFA in Drama at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, Kendall spent several years in New York City as a producer with the off-Broadway theatre Culture Project and her own company The Lost Theatre. She relocated to Chicago for graduate school, completing her studies through the dual Arts Leadership Masters program at DePaul University and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This two-year fellowship began her time as Project Manager for the inaugural Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2012 tour and the expansion of the program in 2013, bringing more than 27,000 Chicagoans together in neighborhood parks throughout the city, garnering the Mayor’s support and attendance, and helping to launch the City of Chicago’s Night Out in the Parks initiative. Most recently, Kendall served as Manager of Development and Community Partnerships at Chicago Children’s Theatre, overseeing annual fund growth and corporate and foundation strategy. She has led marketing, development, education, logistics, and outreach initiatives at various companies and through myriad projects, including: international tours of Cora Bissett’s Roadkill and The National Theatre of Scotland’s Black Watch with Chicago Shakespeare Theater; Women Center Stage Festival and the international tour of Farber Foundry’s MoLoRa with Culture Project; a community collaboration of In the Heights with Chicago Shakespeare, Benito Juarez Community Academy and Latinos Progresando; and V-Day and The New York International Fringe Festival productions with The Lost Theatre.