Kate has more than fifteen years’ experience as a presentation specialist, strategic consultant, copywriter and editor. At home in both corporate and non-profit environments, she has taught, coached or directed at the National Theatre in London, at the Juilliard School, at Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, PaineWebber, and Novartis as well as at Sing Sing Correctional Facility and Fishkill Correctional Facility. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Theatre at Drew University. She is an expert at helping individuals figure out what to say, how to say it, and what they want their audiences to look at while they speak. She has assisted business professionals in finding their voices, overcoming their anxieties about public speaking and in cultivating confidence. She understands the value of knowing what story one wants to tell, and utilizing every element of presentation — from posture to PowerPoint — to support and reinforce that story, whether it be to an internal team or to a prospective shareholder.
Kate has an M.A. in Shakespeare with Distinction from the University of Birmingham’s Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon; she has been a Fulbright Scholar and a Drama League Directing Fellow. Kate earned a B.A. with Honors from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. She also has a Certificate in Non-Profit Administration and Strategic Planning from New York University and has advanced training from Shakespeare & Company as well as The Linklater Center.