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Bethany Lacktorin is a performance artist, organizer, media producer and musician. Her practice revolves around issues and meanings surrounding identity, displacement and our connection through land, place and shared experiences. 


Expressed as music, movement, sound, story and object, Bethany's work has been presented on stages, galleries and institutions across the US and Europe. A professional sound engineer for 20 years she's earned credit as sound designer for feature films, documentaries, short films, television and radio. Bethany studied violin at Lawrence University, receive her AAS in Music Production at McNally Smith College of Music and her BAFA in Experimental Media at Prague College School of Art & Design. 


Currently based in rural Minnesota, she is Board Chair of Crow River Players and New London Arts Alliance, Program Director of Little Theatre in New London, serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of New London Food Co-op, and is graphic designer and producer for her local newspaper, Lakes Area Review. See more:,,,



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