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Tree Falls Productions

Biography/Curriculum Vitae

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Karin McKie has been working in public relations, marketing, community outreach and special events planning since 1987. She has helmed Tree Falls Productions since 1993, providing these services - as well as writing, editing and producing tasks - primarily for non-profit arts organizations and authors. Karin also teaches arts and theater marketing at universities and a variety of venues. She was honored as one of Today's Chicago Women Magazine's 100 Women Making a Difference for her HIV/AIDS education promotional work, and has received a PBS Advertising and Promotion Award, and a Capital Region Emmy Award.

As an actor, some of the theatres she performed with in Chicago include Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, American Theater Company, The Hypocrites, Stage Left, Famous Door, WBEZ's Stories on Stage, and Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, in addition to the feature films "The Lucky Ones" with Tim Robbins, and "The Promotion" with John C. Reilly. Karin is also a director, violence designer, and writer.