I am an experienced facilitator, teacher, coach, and mentor, working with actors and directors at all stages of their careers.
I am passionate about and skilled at helping others harness their talents and skills and master their craft. I do this by...
DIRECTING DRAMA SCHOOL SHOWS
TEACHING MA DIRECTORS
MENTORING ACTORS & DIRECTORS
PRESENTATION SKILLS WORKSHOPS
Katie is uniquely placed to work one-to-one with actors to unlock their greatest potential, equip them for auditions and coach them through to success. She has worked extensively as a director for over 15 years across the UK and internationally on a diverse range of productions including directing the National Theatre’s production of War Horse. During Katie’s eight years on the show, having auditioned hundreds and hundreds of actors, she has developed sure-fire tips to enhance audition technique and avoid common pitfalls. Katie has worked with theatre giants Marianne Elliot, Richard Eyre, Lesley Manville, Jeremy Irons. Harnessing the learnings and craft from these experiences she blends them with her own unique style as a theatre director and life coach. Katie’s ear is attuned to the individual, employing a holistic approach that is both playful and rigorous, exploring diverse audition techniques and skills, she supports, guides and coaches actors to find their authentic voice.
Katie works with actors-in-training, graduates, actors who haven't trained, and more experienced performers
- whatever stage you are at, she can help deepen your learning and expand your range.
What people said about the Coaching Confidence Workshop designed to help creatives find their inner power.
"An invaluable insight into beginning to change myself for the better"
"Very powerful, positive and I feel grounded, centered and complete"
"Helpful, inclusive, validating"
"It has given me the clarity I needed"
"Good reflections and resources for stepping into your power"
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SOME OF MY BELIEF'S
bringing whole-hearts to our work as theatre-makers, leaders and creators.
as a mentor, I offer supportive, focused and helpful advice.
I understand the vulnerability and beauty of holding space for other people to learn and grow.
I help others dare to be bold.
the importance of having difficult conversations about privilege & diversity.
is the most important ingredient in making, shaping, creating ideas.
is about empowering others to do their best work by finding their own path.
I help others make impactful and powerful speeches and presentations by getting clear on the WHY.
I love aiding early career actors and directors to find their voice and style, championing them to bring their authentic selves to their work.