Kaitlin is an award winning actress, a professional singer, a Stage Combat instructor with The APC and an Equity Registered Fight Director with over 15 years experience in the industry.
She is resident Stage Combat Teacher for the School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University and has placements running APC short courses all over the UK including London, Manchester, Gloucester and Portsmouth. In addition to this she has had the pleasure of teaching and assisting on many courses and at some of the UK's top drama schools as well as running workshops of her own for theatre companies, schools and junior stage schools.
As an actress, Kaitlin has performed in some of the most wonderful theatres and spaces across the country and has worked on some amazing projects. Most notably her performance as Ivy Winner in her one woman show The Alphabet Girl gained her two prestigious awards for Best Fringe Performance in the 2014 Manchester Theatre Awards and for Best Actress for the 2015 National Studio Theatre Awards.
Stage Combat Teaching Placements (past and present): Manchester Metropolitan University, ALRA North, GSA, Royal Welsh College, ALRA, Mountview, Oxford School of Speech and Drama, The APC Wales Summer Course, The APC NW Summer Course, The APC SW Summer Course, Raynes Park Foundation Course, True Edge Stage Combat Company TIE Workshops, 2B Theatre King Lear Workshop, Scene Productions TIE Workshops, Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition Centre Workshops, The Actor's Centre North, Neue Flora Theatre Hamburg, The Actor's Guild of Great Britain, Act Up North, The Actor’s Lab, V-PAC Harrogate, Hope Studios Manchester.
As an Equity Registered Fight Director, Kaitlin has provided highly professional choreography for Theatre, Film and Television to much critical note and praise.
Fight Direction Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, King Lear, All's Well That Ends Well, and Hamlet The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Decades and There Is A War ALRA North, A Kidnapping Swaggering Crow, Kafka's The Trial People Zoo, David Copperfield, The Art of Success, Welcome To Thebes, Blue Stockings, Playhouse Creatures, Red Noses,and A Midsummer Night’s Dream Manchester School of Theatre, Drych Frân Wen in association with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, Better Brutality Than Boredom Rampant Theatre, Orphans Play With Fire Productions, Iris Mañana Productions/3MT, Dracula and MacbethEastbourne College, Romeo and Juliet and Oliver Twist Ribcaged Productions, Much Ado About Nothing and Macbeth The People’s Theatre Company/RSC Open Stages, The Shadow of Your Hand Dark and Dirty Productions/24:7, The Mole, The Geek and The Bus Shelter Studio Salford, The Three Musketeers Salford City College, The Comedy of Errors Sell-a-Door Theatre, Dick Whittington Chris Moreno Ltd/Lincoln Theatre Royal, Beauty and The Beast Mad About Productions, Wallop! Mrs Cox Birmingham Hippodrome, King Lear 2B Theatre, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing and Les Misérables Le Panto! Oddsocks Productions, Fear and Misery of the Third Reichand The Threepenny Opera Scene Productions,Killer Joe The Comedian’s Theatre CompanyThis Starving Life Company Gavin Robertson.
Fight Direction Film and Television: So Awkward Series 3 and 4 CBBC/Channel X North, Crimewatch BBC,The Coldest Queen Issimo Music/CLB Films, Travel Deep Manchester Film School, Hard SHAM Films, Infected Negative Space Productions. Lord of the Rings: Born Of Hope (First Assistant FD) Actors at Work Productions, Take Six Girls (First Assistant FD) Mister Halloween Productions.
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