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Katherine Murphy Lewis

Katherine Murphy Lewis


Katherine is the founding Artistic Director of From the Ground UP: A Research and Development Center for New Art. In the past six years, Katherine has spearheaded a refocusing of the organization’s mission towards serving female and female-identifying population launching an Artist Residency Program, an all-femme program that produces upwards of ten new works in an annual Festival. Katherine collaborates locally and internationally, including her residence with Company of Wolves in Glasgow, Scotland. Most recently, she produced and directed the world premiere, You Can’t Be Serious, in partnership with BodyVox. Currently leading From the Ground UP into its next phase of evolution, Katherine is bringing forth a new phase of programs, reimagining who, what, and how we create new art.

Recent Portland Center Stage Credits*

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