Kate Chadwick grew up in ballet, taking classes and performing all through childhood. She has a BA (high-honors in musical theatre performance) from the University of California, Irvine, and a post-graduate degree in acting from The Oxford School of Drama. After school, she performed lead roles in regional theatre productions in the US and the UK (Guys and Dolls, The Music Man, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, and Sweeney Todd). In May 2015, she graduated from NYU Tisch’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, where she was mentored by William Finn (Falsettos, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and Graciela Daniele (Ragtime, Once on this Island).
Kate’s lyrics, bookwriting, and opera-libretto writing has been performed in New York City (The Laurie Beechman Theatre, 54 Below, Sardi’s, The York Theatre, National Asian Artists Project) and at regional companies around the U.S. (Hartford Opera, Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera), and she’s been teaching voice, ballet, tap, and musical theatre dance to all levels of performer since she was a teenager. Kate is a proud member of Actor’s Equity and of the Dramatists Guild. For more information, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit her website at www.katechadwick.com.