Professional Development/Training Kate Graduated from National Institute of Dramatic Art in (2005) after completing a Bachelor of Acting. Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship recipient - A highly competitive Scholarship for actor training in 2013/2014 to study in New York with dance theatre company Witness Relocation in 2013 and create a solo work with Director Dj Mendel in 2014. Studied Clown and Bouffon at E’cole Philippe Gaulier in 2012 (funded by The Ian Potter Cultural Trust) Selected to participate in a dance theatre workshop with Eric Kaiel whose company arch8 productions resides in the Netherlands. (2013) Directing Scene work classes with acclaimed Director Alkinos Tsiliimidos at 16th Street Actors Studios. Workshop with Ian Watson (Crownies, Secret Life of Us, Love My Way) as an Actor for a Directors course at NIDA. Trained with Born In A Taxi in Ensemble Improvisation (2012) Ensemble Improvisation John Britton (UK) (2012) Intensive workshop culminating in a public performance with Witness Relocation (NYC) Dance Theatre Company (2011) Trained and worked with Legs On The Wall (Sydney’s most renown Physical Theatre Company) from 2006 - 2011. Intensive Acting classes with Kevin Jackson (Head of Acting at NIDA) 2010/11 Studied Meyerholdts Biomechanics with Tony de Mayer and Clown with Anke Gerber at Mime Centrum in Berlin (2010) Devising Theatre with text and physicality workshop - Scott Graham co - Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly (UK) (2010) Devising Theatre workshop - Mike Shepherd from Kneehigh Theatre Company (UK) (2010) The Body, our Instrument physical workshop - Marcello Magni the co- founder of Theatre de Complicite (UK) (2010) Intensive Workshop with La Fura Dels Baus Director Younes Bashir (Spain) culminating in a public Performance (2010) Selected as a Scope for Artists Participant for 2010. SCOPE (Securing Career Opportunities and Professional Employment) for Australia's professional dance, physical theatre and circus sectors, Pact centre for emerging artists master class in devising dance theatre with Lizzie Thompson and Kathy Coghill in (2009) Clown and Quantum Theatre Workshops with Ira Seidenstein (former Circ Du Soleil Clown) in (2008), (2009) and (2010) Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Company – Winter Stomp Intensive (2008) Acrobat Master Class – (2007) Body Weather classes and intensive - De Quincey Co (2007) Ben Moroney - Acrobatic Master classes (2001), (2002), (2006), (2008), and (2010) NSW Higher School Certificate at Newtown High School Performing Arts (2000) Writing/Producing/Devising ONCE UNDER A SKY – Kate is the co – founder of the Independent Theatre Company Cursing The Sea (2007). She co- wrote/created and performed in this work. It has toured to The Brisbane Under the Radar Festival in (2007), The Sydney Fringe Festival in (2010) and was programmed in the Main Stage program at The Old Fitzroy Theatre (2011). GONE TO GROUND – Cursing The Seas new work. We have just done a two week creative development in Hobart funded by Arts Tas and Regional Tas. FLUX - Recently received funding from The Besen Foundation and support from The Hothouse Theatre – A Month in the Country for a creative development of a new work entitled “Flux”. VIA EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE EVERY LAST FRIDAY – I have been commissioned by The Campbelltown Coucil to create a short work for a short works night at the Campbelltown Arts Centre curated by Regina Heilman. There will be a residency two weeks prior to the performance which is on the 19th of November. UNDER DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES– Currently creating a dance/theatre work with Ryuichi Fujimura for Performance Space’s 30 Ways with Time and Space, their 30th Birthday 2 week program.