Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File

us: Kauffman, John

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lewiston (Idaho)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Honolulu (Hawaii)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Empty Space Theatre
        • Organization: (naf) Contemporary Theatre (Seattle, Wash.)
        • Organization: (naf) Seattle Repertory Theatre
        • Organization: (naf) Seattle Group Theatre
        • Organization: (naf) Seattle Children's Theatre
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Pioneer Square Theatre
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Actors
          (lcsh) Dramatists
            (lcsh) Theatrical producers and directors
        • Sources

          • found: Plays for young audiences IV, 1990: t.p. (John Kauffman)
          • found: Seattle times, Jan. 16, 1990; viewed online, Oct. 29, 2012 (John Kauffman; b. June 24, 1947 in Lewiston, Idaho; d. Jan. 15, 1990 in Honolulu. His mother was Nez Perce, his father of German ancestry. Kauffman won many honors for his theatrical work, including an Emmy Award for the televised version of the one-man show, The Indian Experience. He was in his sixth year as artistic director of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. A graduate of Seattle's Cleveland High School, he won a city-wide competition for a drama scholarship at the University of Washington. In 1970, he received a MFA degree from the UW, as a member of the first class in the UW's Professional Actor Training Program. Kauffman worked as an actor and/or director with most of Seattle's major theater companies, including the Empty Space Theatre (with which he was associate artistic director for several years), the Seattle Repertory Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle Group Theatre, Pioneer Square Theatre and the Seattle Children's Theatre)
        • Change Notes

          • 1990-09-13: new
          • 2014-03-06: revised
        • Alternate Formats