There are only two geniuses in the world: Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare.
— Tallulah Bankhead
From  Moll Flanders,  Photo by Gregg LeBlanc/Cumulus Light Photography

From Moll Flanders, Photo by Gregg LeBlanc/Cumulus Light Photography

About

Katie has worked in theatre, film, commercials, web, and her unique voice has brought to life many children’s games and toys, most notably Hatchimals by SpinMaster. 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 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 Marymount Manhattan College and a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. Katie was born and raised in San Francisco, CA and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.


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: Steven Pearson and Robyn Hunt
Workshops ~ Film/TV: Canedy Knowles; James Calleri, Meghan Rafferty, Ross Meyerson; Commercial: David Elliott; 
Theater: Duncan Stewart (Stewart/Whitley), Heidi Griffiths & Kate Murray (The Public), David Caparelliotis (Caparelliotis Casting), Camille Hickman (Lincoln Center), Pat McCorkle and Katja Zarolinski (McCorkle Casting), Karyn Casl (Bernard + Telsey Co), Alaine Alldaffer and Lisa Donadio (Playwrights Horizons), Taylor Williams (NYTW)

VOICEOVER:
One on One NY ~ Andy Roth
Voice One ~ Elaine Clark, Terry McGovern