Kate Hendrickson

Trap Door credits

  • Lipstick Lobotomy
  • Stand Up! Fight Back!
  • Fantasy Island For Dummies
  • Cookie Play
  • Chaste
  • Beholder
  • 12 Ophelias
  • Emma
  • AmeriKafka
  • Fever Dream Cocktail
  • Dad’s Ham

Resident Director Kate Hendrikson (she/her/hers) specializes in premiering new plays by radical American playwrights, and has been a Trap Door company member since 2005. Kate is a Chicago native and a graduate of Bennington College. In addition to her work with Trap Door Kate has directed for Chicago Dramatists, Red Tape, Link’s Hall Physical Fest, Pivot Arts, and the International Voices Project. She is also a teaching artist with Urban Gateways.