Katherine Shearer

Kate is a graduate of the Flinders University Drama Centre, SA. Bachelor of Arts (Honours, Drama). In her early years in Sydney Kate performed in theatre festivals in Columbia, Korea, China, Singapore, Doha & Malaysia as a dancer/actor. Theatre credits include Eurydice (Foul Play Theatre), Scenes From An Execution (Old Fitz), Decadence (Winner Sydney Fringe 2013, Nominated Best Theatre Adelaide Fringe 2014) and BOTB Schools Education tours of Macbeth & Much Ado About Nothing. Kate has worked with Apocalypse Theatre (Metamorphoses), NIDA Independent (Set The Play), Bakehouse Theatre (Her Holiness), Epicentre Theatre (The Laramie Project, Of Mice and Men), New Theatre (Farnsworth Invention, The House of Games), Rocksurfers (Midnight Theatre, Sugar! Bondi Feast), Genesian (The Glass Menagerie), Arts Theatre, (Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie), Rockdale Musical Society (Les MiserablesJekyll and Hyde) as well as many new Australian works. In 2015 Kate formed Bull Ant Productions to produce and perform the one woman show Bitch Boxer, which sold out at Old 505 Theatre in May with a return season at KXT in the Sydney Fringe. From a young age, Kate was a single studies student at The Adelaide Conservatorium and member of the acclaimed Adelaide Chamber Singers working as a Baroque musician and singer growing up in Adelaide. Her screen work includes RAKEHome and AwayBehind Mansion WallsDeadly WomenRedd Inc and many short films. Kate studied musical theatre at Guildford School of Acting (UK), scene study classes at Ivana Chubbuck (LA), and in Sydney with Kevin Jackson and Greg Apps.

Since 2018 Katie has worked as an independent producer, determined to be a creator and facilitator of opportunities for Australian artists. www.katshearer.com / www.bullantproductions.com

 

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