Kate was born in Coventry and trained as a musician playing clarinet, saxophone and piano.
She graduated from Bath Spa University College in 1999 with a degree in Music: Sound and Image.
Before joining Theatr na nÓg in December 2016 she worked at Corn Exchange Newbury in Berkshire for seven years, four years as Theatre Manager and then for three years as Commercial and Sales Manager.
Before moving to Berkshire she ran Northamptonshire’s Rural Touring Scheme and has been a programmer for several small scale venues.
Kate is a keen baker and enjoys making novelty cakes and trying out new recipes.