An award-winning Australian playwright, Kate’s play Sweetest Things was one of three finalists for Best Play in the 2014 Australian Writers Guild awards. 

She trained as a professional actor at Victorian College of the Arts and then studied playwriting at NIDA. 

She has been commissioned by Curtin University, Deckchair Theatre Company, Agelink Theatre Company, Black Swan Theatre Company, Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Darwin Theatre Company, Darwin High School and Corrugated Iron Youth Arts.

She has also written children’s television and several short films. 

In 2016, Kate completed a Doctorate on the ethics of creating theatre based on real stories.