Director of Museum Theatre and Research
Catherine Hughes, Ph.D. is Director of Museum Theatre and Research at Conner Prairie. Previously, Catherine worked at the Atlanta History Center as Project Director for Meet the Past, the Science Museum, London, and Museum of Science, Boston. Her dissertation focused on affective and cognitive visitor response to performances in museums. She has spoken and written widely about the use of theatre in museums, is the author of Museum Theatre: Communicating with Visitors through Drama, and founder of the International Museum Theatre Alliance (IMTAL). Catherine has taught in the Museum Studies Program at IUPUI, and in the Theatre Department at Butler University.
Monday, May 20
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM