Kate is the Director of The Pantograph Punch. A writer, producer, dramaturg, and performer working across theatre and film, she graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2004 and completed a Master of Dramaturgy at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2015.
Kate has worked as a dramaturg for Silo Theatre, Basement Theatre, Playmarket, St Martins Youth Arts (Melbourne) and independent companies The Town Centre, Red Leap, White Mess and Last Tapes Theatre Company. She also makes films and wrote and produced short film Eleven which screened at Berlinale 2014 and won Best Short Film Script and Best Short Film at the New Zealand Film Awards 2014. Kate has worked as a writer and creative producer for Notable Pictures and as a researcher for a TVNZ documentary on the history of New Zealand comedy.