Based in Boston for over 25 years, Karen has designed the lighting for over 200 productions. Her work has been seen at Merrimack Repertory Theater, Speakeasy Stage Company, Lyric Stage Company, Actors' Shakespeare Project, Central Square Theater, New Rep, Boston Playwrights' Theater, Boston Midsummer Opera, and Shakespeare & Company. Karen has taught Lighting Design at MIT and Northeastern University, and has been a guest designer at Boston Conservatory, Boston College, Brandeis University, and Emerson College. She is proud to serve as the treasurer of the Theater Community Benevolent Fund, and is a member of the United Scenic Artists' Union. She is the recipient of the 2002 and 2006, and 2008 IRNE Award for Best Lighting Design, and the NYC SOLO Fest 2013.