Kara Wharton

Production Coordinator
Kara Wharton

Kara works in the Events office coordinating the technical aspects of a variety of types of shows at The Clarice. An Ohio native, she received her BFA from Wright State University in Design and Technical Theatre with an emphasis in Stage Management.

After graduation, she lived in New York City for seven years. Her credits include serving as production stage manager for Vital Theatre Company, who first produced the hit children's musical "Pinkalicious" based on the best selling book; assistant stage manager and stage manager for a variety of shows at Classic Stage Company, an award winning Off-Broadway Theatre focused on bringing classical works to contemporary audiences; and Assistant Production Manager and Stage Crew Supervisor at the Brevard Music Center, one of this country's premier summer music festival and training programs. Just prior to relocating to Maryland, she worked as the Associate Production Manager for IMCD Lighting, Inc., where she helped manage 10 seasons of Fashion Week, among countless other events including weddings, parties, corporate events, fashion shows, and retail installations.

When not at The Clarice, Kara is enjoying getting to know her new home in Maryland with her husband Matt and her dog George.