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).


Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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