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Katt brings a range of experience as an arts leader, creative producer and artist to her role as Executive Director of The Blue Room Theatre. She has been a part of the WA independent arts scene since the beginning of her career in 2008. Katt’s contributions to WA have been recognised through receiving the 2016 WA Young Achiever of the Year (Arts) and an Edith Cowan University Chapter’s Golden Key Honorary Membership (Leadership). In her previous artistic roles, Katt was a co-founding artistic member of The Last Great Hunt and its inaugural General Manager, a 2018 Resident Artist (Director) with Black Swan State Theatre Company and Artistic Director of Mandurah’s Riptide Youth Performance Company from 2015-2020.
Kathryn is passionate about advocacy for WA independent artists and fostering a rich ecology to create and share exceptional new work and diverse stories. She is particularly interested in forging collaborations between arts organisations and supporting opportunities for emerging artists. With the support of The Blue Room Theatre’s fabulous Board, Katt continues to maintain her professional performing arts practice as a director and performance maker alongside her position at Executive Director.