Dynamic artist on stage, screen and audio booth. Artistic modus operandi: authenticity. Uses acting as a petri dish; seeks to explore and understand the human condition from the inside out.
Started writing to diversify acting roles, continue to hone skills and mine -- in new ways -- our collective consciousness and anomalies therein.
Joined other like-minded artists and run an organization primarily focused on presenting and improving each others work and offering opportunities for others to connect and do the same.
Arts activist and advocate for increased diversity (both cultural and ability-based) in the performing arts. Also an Audio Describer, tying in to arts access, inclusion and voice work.
When not performing or otherwise creating Kat teaches, primarily working with kids with autism/ multiple diagnosis.
Unique traits: Trained, professional Audio Describer, sit on ACTRA's (Canada's actor union) Diversity committee and a core advisor for an organization called Picasso Pro which represents an inclusive community and is involved in integrated collaboration (dis/ Deaf/ inter-abilities) and arts ecology.
Film (Short and Drama) Actress A man meets his muse, certain that she is the woman he will marry.
Film (Comedy and Romance) Art department A close-knit circle of Toronto friends, shaken by the break-up of their favorite couple, are forced over a winter to finally grow up.
The Night Session
Film (Action, Comedy, Drama and Short) Props Master From the outside, life seems normal for the James family. Damn near perfect, in fact. But that all changes the night parents Doreen and Richard wake up to discover an intruder in their home who wants more from them than they are prepared to give. Will they work together and give in to the intruder's demands or will their children pay the ultimate price? Written by Tamar Bird
Film (Drama, Family and Short) Props Master When 17-year-old Sabrina decides to keep her pregnancy she finds herself disowned by her family. Desperate, Sabrina moves into a youth shelter, where she is surprised to learn a new meaning of family through the embrace of people she once considered strangers. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Drama) Actress An experimental study of a patent's experience in a hospital, where in a drugged-out state after hew own near-death experience, she witnesses an elderly woman dying in the next bed.
Film (Drama, Family and Short) Props Master Seventeen-year-old Brooke is a vulgar and rebellious and despises every man her mother brings home. When her mother's new boyfriend seems like a keeper, Brooke's rebellion increases and she finds herself in a situation beyond her experience, forced to confront her own anger. Written by Anonymous
The Secret Disco Revolution
Film (Documentary, Comedy, History and Music) Art department A cheeky, sexy documentary hybrid, THE SECRET DISCO REVOLUTION wraps revealing celebrity interviews, classic kitsch footage and music, in a hilarious new package that never lets you stop dancing long enough to decide what's real and what's satire. Written by Anonymous
An Insignificant Man
Film (Short and Drama) Art department This film is a voyeuristic view of one 'insignificant' man and his world, and ultimately issues a challenge for us to follow him in his quiet footsteps.
Cul de sac
Film (Drama and Short) Props Master Michael is a thoughtful twenty-year-old poet who lives in the projects of Toronto. After losing his family, his best friend is his girlfriend Renee. Together they escape reality and ignore their dreams, until Renee decides to break free and leaves Michael devastated and alone. The events of that evening change Michael's life forever as deals with being alone, an outsider and tries to regain hope. Written by Anonymous
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Small Town Murder Songs
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actress Walter is the chief of police in a small Ontario town that has its first murder victim, an attractive young woman who is found naked on the shores of the nearby lake. The woman isn't local and while the Ontario Provincial Police have taken the lead in the investigation, Walter assists where he can. The town is mostly a close-knit Mennonite community and Walter has recently returned to his church. He is also trying to deal with his own temper that led to a violent incident some months before. As the young woman is identified, it becomes apparent that Walter's former love interest may be lying. Written by garykmcd
60 Seconds of Regret
Film (Short and Drama) Actress An old man is sitting at his kitchen table in his apartment. He is unaware of what is happening around him as he is remembering back to a time earlier in his life when he made a fateful decision.
One Last Breath
TV Movie (Adventure, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Year's after suspicious circumstances claim the life of her mother, young Alex Hart decides to take matters into her own hands to learn the truth about her father Raymond. Her quest leads her into the terrifying conspiracy of a pharmaceutical giant and it's CEO who's hiding the fact that Raymond is being tortured by an experimental new treatment deep inside the walls of the company. Written by Nathaniel Warsh
This Beautiful City
Film (Drama) Actress When a woman plummets from her condo balcony in Toronto's West Queen West neighbourhood, five turbulent lives collide, releasing spurts and geysers of long suppressed sexuality and aggression.
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Honourable Mention, Professional Shorts at the Speechless Film Festival