Bella Itkin Konrath, beloved director and master teacher, dies at 90

The Theatre School at DePaul University sadly announces the passing of Dr. Bella Itkin Konrath, who died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the afternoon on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at age 90.

Dr. Itkin was Professor Emeritus of acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University, formerly the Goodman School of Drama, where she taught for 47 years, and directed over 200 productions, including The Seagull, Romeo and Juliet, Toys In The Attic, The Cherry Orchard, A Streetcar Named Desire and the Chicago premiere of Tennessee Williams’ Eccentricities of a Nightingale.

A funeral mass for Itkin will be said Saturday at 10 a.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 W. Webster St.

Read announcement in the Chicago Tribune >>

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