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Katherine has embraced a renaissance theatre career holding various positions including director, education manager, instructor, actor and producer. She holds an M.F.A. in European Devised Performance from Columbia College Chicago, a program which included 10-months of intensive study with Arthaus-Berlin in Germany. She served as 2020 Festival Director for The International Voices Project during its first virtual season. During the Pandemic she directed selected scenes from the new play "Sita Burning" by Ajitha Ready for Chicago Dramatists. She co-devised "Hindsight 2020", a show with an international cast, directed by Rebecca Haley Clark and produced by Those Women Productions. Most recently Katherine was seen performing as "Catherine" in Erasing the Distance's storytelling series in March 2022. Katherine has developed a new solo performance based on Lady Macbeth's decent into hopelessness titled "Lady M," co-devised "I Consent" with Sheryl Williams and is currently developing "Of Water and Wings" conceived from writings by Zoe Rose Kriegler-Wenk with the Mentalhaus ensemble. Katherine is a co-producer for a new, 24-hour devised theatre festival called Collab24 which closed its inaugural festival in July 2021. Katherine is an educator with Chicago Dramatists and Beverly Art Center's outreach program where she brings theatre classes to Chicago Public Schools all over the South Side. In her current performance research, Katherine explores the intersections of the living and metaphysical spaces in dialogue with our bodies dubbed “the eternal space.”