Kara Cantrell holds an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Georgia. In addition to Kennesaw State, she has taught theatre appreciation and acting courses at UGA and Georgia Perimeter College. She is also a private acting coach as well as a professional actor, director, producer, and very occasionally, playwright. Cantrell has appeared on the Atlanta stage at Theatre in the Square, Actor's Express, Jewish Theatre of the South, Synchronicity Performance Group, ART Station, and Savage Tree Arts Project.