John Kahara

John Kahara has been a Trap Door ensemble member since 2002. His Trap Door credits include Nana,
Katzelmacher, The Venetian Twins, Garden of Delights, The Crazy Locomotive
(NYC fringe), The Fourth Sister, The Swan (Co-director, Jeff Citation nomination for Best Supporting Actor) Emma, Beholder, and The Unconquered. John also works exclusively with internationally renown visual artist Catherine Sullivan, appearing in her last four pieces; The Ice Floes of Franz Josef Land (Whitney Bienniel, Orensanz Manifestation, 2004), The Chittendens (Tate Modern, London, 2005), and Triangle of Need (Walker Institute, Minneapolis, 2007). Around town, John has done shows with Profiles, Bailiwick, Steep and Prop Thtr (Co-Producer, Co-Director; Actor: Craver Perry).


Congratulations Jeff Awards Nominees 2017: Rachel Sypniewski,
Victor Quezada-Perez
and "ARTURO UI Ensemble"

Trap Door welcomes
Associate Ensemble members:

Adam Huizenga
Sami Ismat
David Kaplinsky
Vic Kuligoski
Eddie Lynch
Josh Pennington
Christopher Prchal
Alex Stien
Alexander Trice
Nora Lise Ulrey
Kristin Davis*
(*Resident Stage Manager)


Congratulations to our amazing Danny Rockett for recent Joseph Jefferson Award - Original Music in a Play for "How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients"
Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

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