Kate won critical and audience acclaim for directing Creeps by David Freeman, Waiting For Lefty by Clifford Odets, The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute, Hope Slide by Joan Macleod, The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It by Don Nigro, Wild Abandon by Daniel MacIvor, Tough! by George F. Walker and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Comedy of Errors both by William Shakespeare. Kate has taught for The Canadian College of Performing Arts, The Vancouver Film School, Cineworks, The Company We Keep, and in 2001 she co‐founded The Lyric School of Acting. She moved on to develop Cucumber Satellite Theatre and Film Society, then Co-Founded the renowned Railtown Actors Studio with John Cassini. She currently resides in Naramata, BC and is the Artistic Director of Tempest in Penticton.