Resident Director

Katie’s varied career in theatre was born of a genuine love for the performing arts.

After graduating in Arts & Event Management, Katie began her career in the development department of the Royal Shakespeare Company, subsequently working in theatre management for English National Opera, based at The Coliseum in London, and undertaking numerous roles at our home theatre, Watersmeet.

She spent five years in Amsterdam and five years in Dubai. Her work as Front of House Manager and Project Manager at Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre included Spotlight Academy productions of Hairspray Dubai and West Side Story, where young people performed alongside established professional performers form the West End. She also undertook numerous voiceover assignments.

Since returning to the UK, Katie has worked for Ambassador Theatre Group at The Playhouse in Northumberland Avenue (Spamalot, 1984, Speed the Plow), in London and the New Theatre in Oxford, and has undertaken freelance projects for Pegasus Theatre in Oxford, including managing the 2017 tour of Under My Skin.