Theatre & Fine Arts
Lecturer, History and Literature of Theatre
Katie is a graduate of Niagara University with a BFA in Theatre and a BA in English. She earned her MFA in Dramaturgy from the Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University. Recent directorial credits include: A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (RLTP), After America (Co-Director, RLTP), Bourgeois Gentleman (Assistant Director, ICTC in collaboration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Lehrer Dance), and New Play Workshop readings for Safe and Brilliant Works of Art (RLTP). Her original adaptations of Lulu (Wedekind), Uncle Vanya (Chekhov), and He Who Gets Slapped (Andreyev) premiered at Torn Space Theater in Buffalo. Other Dramaturgical credits include: The Plough and the Stars, A School for Husbands, and After Miss Julie (ICTC); An Iliad, A Very Fine Use of a Grenade, Clybourne Park, and Buffalo Rises (RLTP); Richard III (SDP); Trojan Barbie (American Repertory Theater, Cambridge); and Zoya (IATT and Moscow Art Theatre School). Katie has also worked for Shakespeare in Delaware Park as a Teaching Artist for their summer Shakespearience program, and was a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University. She is the resident dramaturg for RLTP, and the Director of Audience Outreach and Development for Torn Space Theater.