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“There are only two geniuses in the world.  Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare.”    

~Tallulah Bankhead


  1. Katie was born and raised in San Francisco, CA and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked in theatre, film, commercials, web, and her unique voice has brought to life numerous children’s toys and games.  Katie wrote a one-woman show, Thinking Long Distance, a fourteen-minute piece about the connection between losing a loved one and the challenge to live a healthier life. Katie received her BA in Performing Arts: Theatre from Saint Mary’s College of California, and her MFA in Acting from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. She is on the Adjunct Faculty Theater Staff at Long Island University. Katie is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association and Theatre Bay Area.


TRAINING

EDUCATION:

MFA Acting: University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)

Acting/Stage Combat/Speech/IPA ~ Steven Pearson

Suzuki/Character/Writing for the Stage ~ Robyn Hunt

Movement/Alexander Technique/Clowning/Mask ~ Sarah Barker

Film Acting ~ Richard Jennings

Voice ~ Erica Tobolski, Guy William Molnar

Play Analysis ~ Victor Holtcamp

Contemporary Dance ~ Tanya Wideman-Davis

Achievements: Ackerman Theatre Award for Achievement in Creative Endeavors and Leadership


BA Performing Arts, Theatre: Saint Mary’s College of California (Moraga, CA)

Rebecca Engle, Dan Cawthon, Michael Cook

Achievements: Magna Cum Laude, Louis LeFevre Award for Outstanding Performing Arts Scholarship


ACTING:

Acting Internship, B Street Theatre (Sacramento, CA)

8-month theatre immersion program

Buck Busfield, Tim Busfield, Jerry Montoya, Jayne Taini

American Conservatory Theater Summer Training Congress (San Francisco, CA)

9-week intensive program with diverse curriculum:

Acting ~ Michael Carroll                                   Improvisation ~ Barbara Scott

Shakespeare ~ Drew Khalouf                          Imaginal Movement ~ Bonita Bradley

Stage Combat ~ Andrew Hurteau                    Clowning ~ Letitia Bartlett

Voice ~ Lisa Anne Porter                                 Dance ~ Priscilla Regalado

Speech ~ Lynne Soffer                                    Alexander Technique ~ Glenn Canin, Frank Ottiwell

Audition/Business of Acting ~ Bruce Williams

 

Viewpoints ~ Mary Overlie

Suzuki ~ Pacific Performance Project, East: Steve Pearson and Robyn Hunt

Scene Workshops ~ James Calleri, Meghan Rafferty - Film/TV; Karyn Casl, Alaine Alldaffer, Lisa Donadio, Taylor “Sharky” Williams - Theater: (One on One NY)

VOICEOVER:

One on One ~ Andy Roth

Voice One ~ Elaine Clark, Terry McGovern

Represented By:

Voiceover

STARS The Agency

23 Grant Avenue, 4th Floor

San Francisco California 94108

Phone 415.421.6272

Fax: 415.421.7620

www.starsagency.com

Other places to find Katie:

There Goes the Bride -

Sierra Repertory Theatre

Aliens With Extraordinary Skills -

B Street Theatre

Sister Cities -

Dragon Productions Theatre Co.