Kate Llewellyn is a multidisciplinary film and theatre artist based in Canberra. She has directed and designed work independently in Sydney and Canberra and supported other young and emerging artists through collaborations within her own arts practice.
At 18 she was mentored by professional choreographer and aerialist Janine Ayres and visual artist Franki Sparke to present a theatre/dance development at the Belconnen Arts Centre Theatre in 2004. She went on to complete an Advanced Diploma in Design for Live Production,Theatre and Events at Enmore Design Centre Sydney.
She has staged interactive and multimedia work at The Enmore Theatre, Seymour Centre’s York and Everest Theatres and volunteered her time in the props and set department of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.
In 2013 she was selected as one of four Canberra artists to participate in the Creative Partnerships Artists in Schools Program. A collection of design work from her 2012 conceptual film The River Tiger & the Wood Ox staged at the The Street Theatre was exhibited at the M16 Contemporary Artspace and Gallery in 2014.
In 2015 Kate designed the set for “Underneath the Lintel” by Honest Puck Theatre Company and was also involved in the community development and artistic direction of Tuggeranong Art Centre’s Silvery Moon Festival. In 2016 Kate was the artistic director, video producer and sound designer for the live stage remake of “The Blues Brothers” presented here in Canberra.
Kate is also resident graphic designer for CYT and did the stage design for Antigone – The Greek Project in 2016.