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Kate graduated from the MA Costume Design for Performance at London College of Fashion where she won the MA Centenary Award for Costume. She has a BA in Sculpture from Camberwell College of Arts and is an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins. She is member of the performance collective Brave New Worlds and works freelance as a Designer for Performance specialising in Costume Design for live performance. Her work has been shown across various venues notably Southbank Centre, V&A and Lilian Baylis Studios, Sadlers Worlds.
Her work includes: ‘Sexing the Cherry’ (Purcell Rooms, Southbank Centre), ‘Well’ (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Dir. Poppy Burton Morgan, ‘Sufi-Zen’ Choreographer Gauri Sharma Tripathi (Southbank Centre), ‘SkinTight’, (Riverside Studios) & ‘Taniwha Thames’ (Oval House) Dir. Stella Duffy, ‘Shimmy Shimmy’ Ascendance Choreographer Brook Smiley  (Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadlers Wells), ‘Interfaces’ Choreographer Marie-Gabrielle Rotie (V&A), ‘Atman’ Dir. Jacqui Honess-Martin, (Finborough), ‘Dracula’ (Cochrane Theatre) Dir. Di Trevis, ‘l’elisir d’amore’ & ‘Dido’ Dir. Valentina Ceschi (Kings Head, Opera-Up-Close) ‘Carmen’ Dir. Paul Higgins (Dorset Opera), ‘Captain Ko and the Planet of Rice’  Dancing Brick, (Underbelly, Edinburgh). ‘Young Wife’ Dir. Robin Norton-Hale (Kings Head, Opera-Up-Close) With Brave New Worlds: Barbican Pit Lab, BNW1 (Yard Theatre, London) & MK Gallery as part of MK Calling.