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Craig Kolkebeck

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Craig Kolkebeck holds a B.A. in music from St. Lawrence University and an M.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Texas. He is the former Artistic Director for Teatro Los Pobres and the Southwest Repertory Organization. He is a SAG/AFTRA/AEA member professional actor and has been a professional director for some 28 years. His productions have ranged from the smallest of warehouse stages to one million dollar venues in the theme park live action stunt show arena here in the U.S., as well as Holland, Germany, Japan and Russia.

He has also directed numerous award nominated productions here at Catawba and stretching to Charlotte. Since coming to Salisbury from L.A., he has discovered a love for teaching, and teaches Beginning Acting for non majors, and Acting for the Camera at Catawba, in addition to serving as a Teaching Artist with the prestigious Children's Theatre of Charlotte, teaching intensive acting techniques  to students 4th   grade to 12th.

You can also find him in Catawba's scene shop as the department's Shop Manager.