Katie began directing in 2002, after qualifying at Flinders University and the University of Melbourne.
She has since produced work in Mexico, Darwin, Sydney and Canberra and her directing credits include Cloudstreet, Morning Sacrifice, Doña Rosita, A Dybbuk, Cosi, Two Weeks With The Queen, Look Look, Little Shop of Horrors, III and The Tree. Katie was part of the creative team behind SLIDE Youth Dance Theatre in Darwin, developing works around social issues specific to the territory. Katie completed her Masters of Fine Arts in Directing at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in 2015. She became the Artistic Director of Canberra Youth Theatre in January 2015 and has directed SKIN, The 24 Hour Butoh Project, The Verbatim Project and The Greek Project – Antigone with CYT. Katie is also co-founder of The Anchor theatre company which produced its first show How Are You? at The Public Theatre in 2015.