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Kate Scuffle

Program Host

Kate Scuffle is an administrator, producer, educator, writer and artist in the non-profit/arts communities. Kate worked in theatre/arts admin in NYC and Philadelphia before coming to the Lehigh Valley, where she was Assistant to the Artistic Director at the Pennsylvania Stage Co. (Equity/LORT C), and co-founder and Executive Director of the award-winning Theatre Outlet.

As an actress, Kate has contributed to the development of new plays with her performances at Manhattan Theatre Source, Primary Stages, American Place Theatre, Working Theatre, and New Dramatists, in NYC; Town Hall Theatre and Nun’s Island in Galway, as well as at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, PA Stage Co., Touchstone, Theatre Outlet, and Selkie Theatre.

Kate and late husband/collaborator George Miller spent several years in Ireland as Selkie Theatre, teaching, performing, and directing/producing new Irish work and contemporary American plays. Kate worked for the Irish Tourist Board, was a co-founder of Uachtar Arts Community Arts, and Editor of “Oughterard Magazine”, a regional magazine serving Connemara. She has returned often to Ireland as an Artist-in-Residence and has produced multiple Irish/American theatre collaborations and touring productions.

In the Valley, Kate has served as a Manager of Bethlehem’s Moravian Museum, and as a writer for Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce publications. Board service includes Godfrey Daniels, Mayfair, Open Space Gallery, WDIY CAB, South Side Film Festival, Celtic Classic /Education Committee, and PA Stage Company’s Outreach Advisory Board.

As producer of Selkie Theatre, she is also a PCA-rostered Teaching Artist. She has taught Artists Residencies for all ages, from students in the Allentown School District Foundation, to seniors at Bethlehem’s Rooney Building. She’s created/taught multidisciplinary arts education programs for Theatre Outlet and Selkie, in the US and Ireland, in partnership with organizations including the Allentown Art Museum, Wildlands Conservancy, Mayfair, Valley Youth House, and the City of Allentown Parks system.

Kate works with Touchstone Theatre’s educational programs and Festival UnBound, most recently creating a Community Arts Workshops series. You can hear Kate on WDIY as host of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon as well as her Celtic Cultural Minute series, which is featured on Celtic Faire.