Lois Kagan Mingus has been a member of The Living Theatre since 1988, appearing in dozens of productions in New York, Europe and Latin America. She works in film and TV and performs regularly with DADAnewyork, The Wycherly Systers and Theatre of Dreams. In Boston, Lois performed in the celebrated Boston Children’s Museum theatre company and was a company member of the visionary Craft Experimental Theatre. Her work, Refugee Camp Shtima, received Honorable Mention in the Lamia Ink International One-Page Play Festival. Lois has been seen in such diverse productions as Fiddler on the Roof and A Midsummer Night's Dream. She appeared on the Rosie O'Donnell Show as Angelika Rugrat. She also is the co-founder of The Living Theatre Workshops. Lois is on the teaching staff of SUNY/Empire State College in the Theatre Department. In 2004, she was a guest panelist at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum's meeting in Minnesota, speaking on using theatre as a force for social change. In addition to being an Irene Ryan Judge at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Lois is listed in Who's Who in Entertainment in America.

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