Theatre Producer & Designer

Arts Marketing/Audience Development, Costume/Set Design, Education/Training, Individual Artist, Theatre Company, Youth Theatre

Kate McStraw is a theatre producer, designer and marketer from Bournemouth, Dorset.

In the last two years, Kate has worked as a producer and designer for Butterfly, Lightning Ensemble and Laridae Performing Arts. Most recently Kate has worked as the Assistant Producer for Inside Out Dorset festival. Alongside her theatre work Kate is a freelance marketing project-manager for Arts University Bournemouth and Pavilion Dance South West in areas including audience development and digital engagement.

Kate has also worked for Arts University Bournemouth as a visiting tutor and guest lecturer. With a keen interest in arts–based education, Kate has been invited to teach and lead workshops at a number of schools and charities in the South West.

Kate trained in theatre design on Arts University Bournemouth’s prestigious Costume with Performance Design degree while working on a number of live productions.