is a Pilipinx-Kentuckian theater artist & true digital native. They write plays about radical, mystical, chaotic womxn in the middle of America, and contradictions: identity & place, skepticism & belief, tradition & liberation.
While their mother didn't let them do community theater, leave the house, or have friends, prepubescent Kathryn learned to code websites, recorded & mixed themself singing the whole Johanna Quartet from Sweeney Todd, and squeezed every morsel of theater they could from the Internet & public library. Since then, Kathryn has been a dramaturgy apprentice at Actors Theatre of Louisville and interned at The New Harmony Project. Their plays have been developed at Indiana University and with some of the Professional Training Company at Actors Theatre.
Kathryn writes & reports for Queer Kentucky. Their freelance work ranges from production dramaturgy to audio editing to podcast development. They hold bachelor’s degrees in theatre & drama and audio journalism from Indiana University, where they were the inaugural Indiana Daily Student astrologer, and dramaturged, sound designed, stage managed, and performed in student theater. Their main hobbies are GitHub and guitar.