Kate (left) is best known for her one-woman stage comedy show The Debutante Diaries. In the show Kate brings an entire school community to life as they plan their Year 11 debutante ball, pitting adult disaffection against teenage angst, with hilarious results.
I write a lot about family, a sense of belonging, adolescence, relationships and failure.
Winning the Best Comedy and Outstanding Newcomer awards and receiving a Melbourne Comedy Festival Barry Award nomination for my one-woman show The Debutante Diaries – along with touring the show nationally and to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
My stage shows have been performed in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Melbourne, Adelaide and Edinburgh fringe festivals. I have also written sketch comedy for television and worked as a story-line consultant for various TV narrative comedy projects.
I have appeared on the telly in Ben Elton’s Live From Planet Earth, Offspring, The Mansion, ‘Road to Gold’ sketches for the 2009 Logies broadcast, Vulture, Let Loose Live, Studio A, The Mutant Way, Stingers and MDA. I also record a comical football podcast called ‘The Downlow’.
I am passionate about story-telling, humour, family and have a secret love of yelling loud things out at football games.
I also work a lot as an animation voice over artist – most recently voicing the character of ‘Simone’ in the Logie and AFI nominated animation Dogstar.