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 RESUME 

 about me 

director  |  facilitator   |   coach

Katie is an accomplished director and facilitator with a proven track record in making inclusive theatre for diverse audiences from small to large scale. Katie is driven by making impactful work and building effective, agile teams through bold, brave and collaborative leadership. Katie teaches mentors and coaches actors and directors.

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

THEATRE 

War Horse UK & International Tour   |   National Theatre Productions  |   2018 - 2019 |   Director

The Business of Directing Module - MA Directors  | Orange Tree Theatre/St Mary's  | Jan-March 2017, 2018, 2019  | Teacher

The Daughter-in-Law   |   Mountview Arts Academy  |   2019  |   Director

Motherland - rehearsed reading   |   Stand Fast Theatre @ New Diorama   |   2018 |   Director & Dramaturg

House of Blue Leaves  |   Mountview Arts Academy  |   2018 |   Director

Long Day's Journey into Night   |   Bristol Old Vic / Fiery Angel @ Wyndhams, BAM & Wallis Annenberg | 2018  |   Associate Director 

Six Characters in Search of an Author  |   BADA  |   2017 |   Director

War Horse 10th Anniversary Tour (including Centenary Performance @ National Theatre)   |   National Theatre Productions  |   2017 - 2018 |   Revival Director

Good Person of Szechuan   |   Mountview Arts Academy @ Bridewell   |   2017  |   Director 

War Horse Chinese Production  |   National Theatre & National Theatre China collaboration |   2015-2016 |   Associate Director 

Welcome to Thebes   |   Mountview Arts Academy @ Bridewell   |   2016  |   Director 

Grandfathers  |   Mountview Arts Academy @ Karamal Club   |   2015  |   Director 

Alice's House of Cards  |   Imagine Festival @ Southbank Centre |   2014 |   Director & Devisor 

Her Naked Skin  |   Mountview Arts Academy @ Bernie Grants   |   2014  |   Director 

Grandpa Joe's Giant Story-telling Bed |   Imagine Festival @ Southbank Centre & BAC |   2013  |   Director &  Devisor

War Horse UK Tour  |   National Theatre |   2012/14 |   Associate Director 

I dream before I take the stand  |   Orange Tree Theatre   |   2013  |   Director 

The Lady in the Van  |   Hull Truck & Tour   |   2011  |   Resident Director 

The Years Between  |   Royal & Derngate, Northampton   |   2011  |   Resident Director 

Aladdin  |   Watford Palace Theatre   |   2010  |   Resident Director 

Cling to me like Ivy |  Birmingham REP & Tour   |   2010  |   Resident Director 

I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue live Tour |   Orange Tree Theatre   |   2010  |   Tour Manager 

A Midsummer Night's Dream  |   Orange Tree Theatre   |   2007  |   Director in Education & Literary Director Role

Last Train to Nibroc  |   Orange Tree Theatre   |   2006  |   Director 

As Trainee Director @ Orange Tree Theatre 2006-2007  |   Assistant Director  

The Woman Hater - directed by Sam Walters

Once we were mothers - directed by Ellie Jones 

The Suitcase Kid - directed by Vicky Ireland

Chains of Dew - directed by Kate Saxon

TRAINING

Coaching Training Institute (CTI) Co-Active  |   Core Curriculum   |   2019  

Dare to Lead - Brene Brown   |   Roxanne Hobbs Consultancy   |   2019  

Coaching Training Institute (CTI) Co-Active  |   Fundamentals of Coaching  |   2018

The Daring Way |  Hobbs Consultancy   |   2017

Directors Course  |   National Theatre Studio   |   2009

Trainee Director  |   Orange Tree Theatre   |   2007-2008

MA Directing Theatre & BA Honours Drama  |   St Mary's University   |   2002-2006

 FACILITATION & EDUCATION WORK 

 

Presentation Skills Workshop co-run with Sarah Preece

2017 & 2018  | Volterra Economic Consultancy Firm 

Page to Stage workshop

2013 - 2015  | War Horse - National Theatre

Developed a 90-minute workshop on the process of staging War Horse for up to 400 participants.

 

Drama Leader

2012- 2014 |  -thebridge- for social communication

Planned and delivered weekly Saturday drama workshops for children and young people with social communication difficulties including Aspergers and Autism, aging from 3 to 20.

 

Supporting workshop on I, Malvolio by Tim Crouch | 2010 |  BAC

A workshop delivered alongside Tim Crouch’s seminal one-man show  I, Malvolio, for Key Stage 4.

 

Youth Theatre leader

2005 - 2009 |  Orange Tree Theatre 

Managing and delivering weekly youth theatre sessions for 11 - 18-year-olds.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream workshop

2009  | Rose Theatre, Kingston

Exploratory workshop for Key Stage 3, to accompany main house show at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.

A BIT MORE ABOUT ME 

I am a feminist.

I am an artist with a studio practice of painting, upcycling and sewing! 

I love adventuring and have solo traveled through India, Vietnam, and America.

I am a ridiculously proud Auntie to Arthur and Ada.

 

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