The Pantograph Punch publishes
urgent and vital cultural commentary
by the most exciting new voices
The Pantograph Punch publishes urgent and vital cultural commentary by the most exciting new voices in Aotearoa.
Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer
Karin McCracken is an artist working in theatre and film. She is the co-writer of Yes Yes Yes, a show for 16–18 year olds about consent (Theatre for Social Change Award, Outstanding Performance Award: Wellington Theatre Awards 2019, Excellence for Overall Production: Auckland Theatre Awards 2019), Body Double (STAB Commission 2017, AAF/Silo Theatre 2018, Production of the Year: Wellington Theatre Awards 2017), and It’s A Trial! an interactive work that puts social issues on trial (Barbarian Productions/Binge Culture, Most Original Production: Wellington Theatre Awards 2016). Outside of performing in her own work, Karin has worked as an actor across the country - her recent performances include roles in Cock (Circa Theatre 2019, dir. Shane Bosher), Mrs Warren’s Profession (Auckland Theatre Company, 2018), and presentations of Jane Doe throughout New Zealand, Edinburgh Fringe, and Australia. Her first short film, Serving, is set for release later in October 2020. Karin previously practised as a lawyer, and is a specialist sexual violence prevention educator.