Katharine loves storytelling.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Katharine grew up dancing, singing, playing piano, directing/choreographing musicals + plays, and starting a myriad of small businesses.
Katharine now affectionately calls New York City home. As a performer, Katharine performed internationally, nationally, at sea, and regionally across the country. As a musician, she's played keyboard and music directed. Katharine now Directs, Choreographs, and Produces at theaters across the country.
Katharine assisted Chase Brock on Hercules at The Public Theater, served as SDCF Fellow to Denis Jones on the Broadway production of Tootsie, has directed and choreographed award winning regional productions across the country, and looks forward to assisting Tony Winner Robert Horn on the regional premiere of Shucked at Pioneer Theatre Company in the fall.
Katharine holds a Master's in Arts Administration from UK College of Fine Arts.
As a queer, neurodivergent artist herself, Katharine is especially interested in projects promoting representation and inclusion.
Katharine has spent much of the last year choreographing/producing dance videos and actively engaging in conversations around the future of theater (with 35,000 folks on TikTok!) She is especially interested in creating new, sustainable models at the convergence of digital media and theater. Interested in talking about the future of theater? Reach Katharine here.
Media + Creative:
Katharine is also a small business owner, spearheading katemademedia - a story driven digital media and design company - and Voiced by Kate, her voiceover business. She has provided over 10,000 voiceovers to companies worldwide including Google, Netflix, Disney, Nintendo, Samsung, AirBnb, GM, Home Depot, GrubHub, Kodak, YellowCab, Raymour and Flanagan, and Samsung, and has been profiled in Forbes, Refinery29, Side Hustle School, and the British Press for her work.
Awards & Nominations:
Goodspeed Observership 2019
SDC Traube Fellow, Denis Jones, Tootsie, 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