Karen Eilbacher played the original role of Kia Clark in Chisa Hutchinson’s SHE LIKE GIRLS (GLAAD Awards, Outstanding NY Theatre: Off-Off Broadway); LA Web Fest, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama (“Parallels”); Appeared in Academy Award winning, Short Film (Live Action) Curfew, directed & starring Shawn Christensen. Stage: Uniform Justice (Fringe), a cautionary tail (Flea), Tostitos (EST), i wrote on ur wall and now i regret it (Spookfish), Negative Is Positive (TFNC). Regional: A.R.T., Straz Center, UAlbany, Near West Theatre. Film: City of Dogs, Coward, Angeline, Shrink Shrank Shrunk. Company member at The Flea Theater, TE’A, Poetic Theater Productions, Manhattan Theatre Works, The WKSHP and Playwrights Gallery Acting Company. Training: B.F.A. Honors Scholar, Founders’ Day Award: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, StoneStreet Studios and University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Karen was nominated for Outstanding Costume Design by Midtown International Theater Festival Awards for THE BAUER SISTERS (Dorothy Strelsin Theatre).