Katharine McLeod is an NYC-based actor, writer and teacher.
Regional theatre credits include Actors Theatre of Louisville, Geva Theatre Center, Cape May Stage, Triad Stage, Vermont Shakespeare Company, Sudbury Theatre Centre and Shakespeare in the Square/Flower City Festival (Toronto).
In NYC, she has appeared in The Religion Thing (Project Y), Jane Austen’s Persuasion (GTTP), Wonder of the World (Pull Together Productions), and the award-winning FringeNYC production of Dear Harvey: A Play About Harvey Milk. Katharine has also done staged readings for Primary Stages, the Classical Theatre of Harlem, Anthem Theatre Company, League of Professional Theatre Women and the Public Theater’s Emerging Playwrights Group. Her solo play, My High-Heeled Life, toured to Toronto, Vancouver and Salem, Oregon in 2013, and had its NY premiere at the 2014 Frigid Festival.
Katharine earned her MFA in Acting at the University of Washington's Professional Actor Training Program, where favorite productions included Arcadia, She Stoops to Conquer, Jesus Hopped the A Train, and Ring Round the Moon.
In addition to acting, Katharine enjoys coaching, teaching, and helping young artists find their voice. She has worked as an acting teacher at the UW, a teaching artist for several public schools in New York/New Jersey, and as a private and on-set speech and dialect coach.
Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Katharine lived in Toronto, Berkeley, and Seattle before landing in Manhattan. An avid traveler, she has also spent time in Atlantic Canada, Europe, Latin America, and most recently, Southeast Asia.
Katharine holds a BA in Theatre/Performance Studies from UC, Berkeley, and an MFA in Acting from the University of Washington. She is a proud AEA member.