Kate has a BA and honorary doctorate from Curtin University, Western Australia. She is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, librettist, dramaturg and actor. She recently appeared as Dr Stockman in Belvoir’s 2018 production of An Enemy of the People and will soon be returning for a solo performance in Every Brilliant Thing. Kate has performed extensively across Australia, including roles as Antigone, Lady Macbeth, Cassius (in Julius Caesar), Dorine (Tartuffe) and – most recently – a highly acclaimed turn as Richard of Gloucester (Richard III), for which she won the 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Female Actor in a Play. Kate’s work caught the eye of Baz Luhrmann who cast her as Lucille McKee in The Great Gatsby. Other feature films include The Final Winter, Griff the Invisible, The Turning, The Little Death and The Merger, both of which saw her nominated for an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award. Kate has appeared on television in The Chaser’s War on Everything, Chandon Pictures, The Hamster Wheel, the tele-movie The Underbelly Files – The Man Who Got Away, Winter, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and the highly acclaimed Secret City. Kate also starred in a leading role in the Foxtel series Fighting Season and will be seen in the upcoming series Lambs of God. Kate’s life has been covered on episodes of Australian Story and One Plus One. Her plays include The Seed and Jasper Jones for Belvoir, as well as The Danger Age, Masquerade, the musical Somewhere with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, Medea – co-written with Anne-Louise Sarks, and an adaption of Ruth Park’s The Harp in the South trilogy. Her adaptation of Mary Stuart is about to premiere at the Sydney Theatre Company. Kate is a proud member of Actors Equity.
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