As an actor, Katie has appeared in 10 seasons with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, where favorite roles include Viola (Twelfth Night), Imogen (Cymbeline), Lucrece (The Liar),Rosaline (Love’s Labours Lost), andHelena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream); Portland Stage (A Christmas Carol),Middlebury Actors Workshop (Cat on A Hot Tin Roof), Shadowland (Clybourne Park, Love/Sick), Epic Theatre Ensemble (Othello), Flux Theatre Ensemble (Life Is A Dream), Core Theatre Comp (Wonder of the World), and the NY Fringe (A Tiger in Central Park).TV/Film: Boardwalk Empire, Guiding Light, College Humor, The Circuit, and various commercials and voice overs.
As an educator, Katie has been a Teaching Artist with HVSF’s Education Program since 2004, working with both students and teachers . She has served as a Lead Teaching Artist for workshops at West Point Military Academy, The Masters School, Blythedale Children’s Hospital, and the Chappaqua Summer Scholarship Program, among dozens of local area middle and high schools. She has also served as a teacher and mentor for HVSF’s Apprentice Acting Company. In addition, she has lead Teacher’s Resource Workshops, where she guides English teachers on how to present Shakespeare to their students from an actor’s perspective. Katie is also a monologue coaching coordinator for MTCA, a company that helps to prepare high school and college-aged students for their Acting and Musical Theatre college auditions.
Katie holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Theatre from Catholic University, and is a graduate of Circle In the Square Theatre School’s Acting Conservatory.