Katie has recently been appointed as the joint Artistic Director of Paines Plough.
Prior to this she was the Associate Director for Pilot Theatre where she directed a rich and varied number of new plays which toured regionally, nationally and internationally including working in co-production with Northern Stage, The Tron, The Belgrade and Tamasha. Katie has also directed extensively for York Theatre Royal on a number of productions including several large-scale community shows.
As a freelance director she has directed plays for Mercury Colchester, Storyhouse Chester, National Youth Theatre, New Perspectives and Live Theatre.
As a champion of new writing and discovering new voices, Katie has also established talent development programmes and most recently a large female empowerment project for Jackson’s Lane.
She will be directing two new large-scale community productions this autumn for Kiln Theatre and Theatr Clwyd.