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ABOUT KATHARINE

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

  • collaborating

  • projects

  • storytelling

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!

Director/Choreographer Resume

Musician Resume

Performer Resume

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