Katharine wears a lot of hats.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Katharine grew up dancing, singing, playing piano, directing/choreographing musicals + plays, and starting a myriad of small businesses.
If nothing else, Katharine loves
Katharine now affectionately calls New York City home. As a performer, Katharine has performed as a singer at Tokyo Disneyland, Dance Captain/Swing on Disney Cruise Lines, Swing on the National Tour of 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, self-accompanying regionally in the Buddy Holly Story (Vi Petty) and Sanders Family Christmas (guitar, upright bass, piano, Denise Sanders), playing keyboard and music directing regionally, dance captaining over a dozen shows, serving as a Teaching Artist, and Directing and Choreographing across the country.
Lately: Katharine recently assisted Chase Brock on Hercules at the Public Theater, choreographed Legally Blonde at Northern Stage and served as the Stage Director and Choreographer's Traube Fellow, observing Denis Jones for Tootsie on Broadway. Prior to Tootsie, Katharine choreographed a sold out run of Newsies for Lyric Stage and award winning Mamma Mia at Brick Road Theatre.
Up Next: Katharine is directing Holiday Inn with Prather Entertainment in Lancaster, PA and is then playing keys for Kiss Me Kate at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina for the holidays!
Photography, Media + Creative:
Katharine is also a small business owner, spearheading katemademedia, a photography, web design, voiceover, and video media company. She has provided over 6,000 voiceovers to companies worldwide including Disney, AirBnb, GM, Kodak, YellowCab, Raymour and Flanagan, and Samsung, and has been profiled in Forbes, Refinery29, and the British Press for her work.
Awards & Nominations:
Goodspeed Observership 2019
SDC Traube Fellow, Denis Jones, Tootsie on Broadway
Best Choreography Nominee, Newsies, BroadwayWorld
Best Theatre of 2018, Mamma Mia, Onstage
Best Director, Mamma Mia, The Column
Best Choreographer, Newsies, The Column
2018-2019 SDCF Observership Class
Chita Rivera Dance Award Nominee
Fred, Gene, and Louise Kelly Tap Award
NASM Personal Training Certification
ASFA Self Defense Instructor Certification
National Merit Commended Scholar