Loud Fridge Theatre Group is back and ready to make some NOISE! We have Children of the Slay, the second installment of our All POC Burlesque coming up Oct 6-8 at the Clark Cabaret, followed by The Pandemusical Diaries, written and performed by BJ Robinson and directed by yours truly, with a one week engagement Oct 12-16 at 4545 Park Blvd, home to the historic Diversionary Theatre. And don't miss our 2023 season announcement, coming soon! You can see everything that Loud Fridge is up to, and get your tickets!, here
Back in San Diego after a busy (and rewarding summer). I had the joy of directing a group of amazing kids in the Chequamegon Children's Theatre's production of Honk! (which I also lighting designed). Then, on to the happiest place on earth, Bristol Valley Theatre, to direct the world-premiere of Amber Palmer's play It's a Small World, or, The Robot Play and appear in Amy and the Orphans.
I created a voice-over demo! Check it on on my Media page, or on Backstage, Actors Access, etc.
Summer is going to be an adventure! First up, I'm heading to Cable, WI to direct the Chequamegon Children's Theatre's annual musical - this year, it's Honk! You can check out the awesome work these kids do here. Then, it's off to lovely Bristol Valley Theatre in upstate New York to first direct the world-premiere of It's a Small World, or, The Robot Play by Amber Palmer, and then to appear in Amy and the Orphans.
So very excited to start rehearsal for Iron with Roustabouts Theatre Company in a month! Find out more about the show here
Loud Fridge is back, baby! We're having two upcoming events: We Are Living Single, a 90's throwback night of sitcom hilarity, and Slay, an all-BIPOC burlesque. Check us out here
Had a blast assistant directing and assistant lighting designing Abigail's Party with Backyard Renaissance. More info here
Witchland is open! Thrills and chills aplenty at Tenth Avenue Arts. Find out more, and buy your tickets, here
Kate had the opportunity to work with Digital OutPost and POST for a second time, filming "Duty to Intercede"
Kate has started rehearsals for the world-premiere of Witchland by Tim Mulligan with Backyard Renaissance.
Kate is thrilled to be back in front of the camera playing Marie Curie in the short film Radiant by Laura Skokan, filming the beginning of October
Kate is pleased as punch to have directed the brilliant Mala by Melinda Lopez (starring the inimitable Mary Mendez Rizzo) as part of Bristol Valley Theatre's outdoor season. Check out the new "Directing" tab for production photos and Kate's directing résume.
We're back baby! Kate had a blast working with Digital OutPost and POST on a Dispatcher Wellness shoot.
Kate was under the impression that she was supposed to be preparing for the zombie apocalypse, not the plague apocalypse. If you're bored waiting for the zombies to show up, you can check out Kate in Bristol Valley Theatre's BVT @ Home series - she appears in Strong by Dominic Orlando, and directed The Wheel Woman by Vincent Delaney. In addition, the Roustabouts Theatre Co is streaming Margin of Error, which Kate appeared in in 2017, until Aug. 23 as part of their Second Stage Virtual Series. Check it out here
Kate is delighted to be continuing her work as a founding member of Loud Fridge Theatre Group. They have recently started pre-production and casting for the upcoming San Diego premiere of Rachel Bublitz's Ripped, which Kate will be co-directing with Leigh Akin. Find out more about Loud Fridge here
The Humans closed out a successful run, and Kate immediately jumped into rehearsals as an assistant-director on The Roustabout's world-premiere production of Will Cooper's Guntopia - tickets and more info here
The Humans starts previews Jan. 9. Check out a behind-the-scenes rehearsal video here
Kate is thrilled to announce that up next, she will be playing Brigid Blake in The Humans at the San Diego Rep, directed by Todd Salovey. More info can be found here
Arabian Shakespeare Festival's Twelfth Night, in which Kate played Viola, cleaned up at the annual Theatre Bay Area (TBA) awards, winning Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Production awards
And Neither Have I Wings to Fly is open and receiving excellent reviews! The production runs through Dec. 8 - find more info and buy tickets here
Kate is back in San Diego, and pleased to announce that up next, she will be returning to Scripps Ranch Theatre to appear in And Neither Have I Wings to Fly, directed by Jacquelyn Ritz
In between performances of The Case of the Jersey Lily, Kate directed a well-received reading of It's a Small World: or, The Robot Play by Amber Palmer. She also assistant-directed the world premiere of The King's Legacy, a musical about Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I written by Michael Radi. Meanwhile, in San Diego, Straight closed out a successful run
Kate is in rehearsal for Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily at Bristol Valley Theatre
Kate has started rehearsal for the San Diego premiere of Straight, which she is co-directing. Tickets and more info here
Kate is now represented by Pam Pahnke at Elegance Talent and Model Management for film, commercial, and voiceover
Kate had a great time shooting with San Diego photographer David Rumley. Photos from the shoot will be up soon, but you can check out a preview on her instagram
Kate shot HR training videos for SoCal Edison with Workplace Training Network, Inc.
Move Over Mrs Markham opens this weekend! This madcap sex farce plays through the end of June at Scripps Ranch Theatre in San Diego. Tickets and more info are here
Kate shot Dear Daisy, a short film from CLAM Productions
Kate was thrilled to be involved in the reading of The Best We Could as part of La Jolla Playhouse's DNA new works series
Kate is performing in a reading of one of her favorite plays, Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, on April 22nd at Tenth Avenue Arts Center in San Diego. More event info can be found here
Kate has an exciting and jam-packed summer lined up. First up, she returns to Scripps Ranch Theatre to appear in Move Over Mrs. Markham, playing in June. Then, she makes her directorial debut with the San Diego premiere of Straight, presented by Loud Fridge Theatre Group. Last but not least, she returns to Bristol Valley Theatre to perform in Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily. While there, she will also direct a staged reading and assistant direct a world premiere musical, The King's Legacy. Phew!
Soul to Keep is here! Available to stream on iTunes, Amazon Prime, and all VOD services. All the info is at soultokeepmovie.com.
Kate closed out a critically acclaimed run as Viola in Twelfth Night with the Arabian Shakespeare Festival
Soul to Keep is receiving its premiere at Shriekfest in LA on Oct 6. Check out the trailer for the festival here - we're the tag at the end!
Communicating Doors is open and running at Scripps Ranch Theater in San Diego. Check out our blurb in the San Diego Union-Tribune here
Kate was interviewed twice this week! You can read her interview with David Dixon of San Diego News Network and Uptown News here; she also appeared with Communicating Doors director Jacquelyn Ritz on NBC 7/39, interviewed by Whitney Southwick. Check back for footage from the NBC interview!
Kate was part of a first read of David Allensworth's (Soul to Keep) and David Wagner's new screen play, Heaven Sent, in Santa Monica, produced by Zaza productions
Kate is thrilled to announce that she will be playing Poopay in Scripps Ranch Theatre's production of Communicating Doors, opening in September, after which she will return to San Francisco and the Arabian Shakespeare Festival to appear as Viola in Twelfth Night
Kate was interviewed by Owl Light News and had a chance to chat about Spider's Web, Bristol Valley Theatre, and why audiences love mysteries
Kate directed a stage reading of Ripped by Rachel Bublitz as part of Bristol Valley Theatre's New Works Initiative
Kate appeared as Clarissa Hailsham-Brown in Agatha Christie's Spider's Web at Bristol Valley Theatre, concluding her ninth(!) season with the company
Kate shot the web series No More Mr. Nice Guy in June with Husky Husky Productions and Digital Legacy Advertising
Kate is thrilled to be returning to Bristol Valley Theatre in beautiful Naples, NY for her 9th summer stock season. She will be playing Clarissa Hailsham-Brown in Agatha Christie's Spider's Web
Kate appeared in a reading of Will Cooper's Margin of Error at UCSD, reuniting the cast a year after the world premiere
Cardboard Piano at the Diversionary Theatre closed after a successful and critically-acclaimed run, garnering a San Diego Reader Critic's Pick
Margin of Error was selected as one of San Diego City Beat's Best Productions of 2017, and has been nominated for Outstanding New Play by the San Diego Critic's Circle. More information can be found, respectively, here and here
Kate closed a sold-out run of Hamlet with the Arabian Shakespeare Festival
Kate shot an industrial with Edge Factory for Thermo Fisher Scientific. Behind-the-scenes shots can be found on her instagram
Kate has started rehearsals for Hamlet with the Arabian Shakespeare Festival in San Francisco, CA. More info can be found on ASF's website
Kate concluded another thrilling summer season with Bristol Valley Theatre in upstate New York, appearing as Dawn in the world premiere of Judith Leora's Elijah, and as Henrietta Leavitt in Silent Sky, by Lauren Gunderson
Kate finished a successful run of Margin of Error with the Roustabouts Theatre Company, which garnered a San Diego Union-Tribune Critic's Pick
Kate has started rehearsals for the world premiere of Margin of Error, by Will Cooper, presented by The Roustabouts Theatre Company in San Diego, CA. More info can be found on The Roustabouts' website
Kate performed in the first round of the Playwright's Center of San Francisco's annual PlayOff competition
Kate read with Killing My Lobster for the final presentation of their Sketch Writing 1 class
Kate is pleased to announce that she is now represented for commercial and film work by Boom! Models and Talent in San Francisco
Kate read in Killing My Lobster's KML Enters REM Sleep, the final presentation of their Writing 2 class
Kate was invited to join the acting pool of the sketch comedy group Killing My Lobster in San Francisco
Kate performed in a reading of a new play by Kathy Boussina, Cirque Exotique du Monde, at the Dragon Theatre in Redwood City
Kate filmed an online commercial for Uber
Kate appeared in readings of two new plays, Macaria by Marissa Skudlarek and Ferryman by Bridgette Dutta Portman, as part of the San Francisco Olympians Festival
Kate put her horror credentials to the test as part of Escape: Hell in the Armory, by the creators of Blackout
Kate had a first read through for the Playwright's Center of San Francisco's PlayOffs, which opens in December
Kate concluded another successful summer at Bristol Valley Theatre, appearing as Stacy in the world premiere of Judith Leora's Cookie Fight and as Elizabeth in Jeffrey Hatcher's Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Kate performed in a reading of a new play by David L. Kimple, Sink Florida Sink, as part of the Bristol Valley Theatre New Works Initiative
Kate appeared in two new plays as part of MindFlood: A New Play Project with Torrent Theatre in Manhattan
Kate wrapped principal photography for My Soul to Keep, a horror feature from Shady Tree Films and Cineque Pictures