Actors Ink - Kate Wright

Kate Wright

Hair:Brown
Eyes:Hazel
Height:171cm

Personal Details

Height   171cm    Hair Colour   Chocloate Brown       Eye Colour  Hazel

DOB               01/12/1978

Education / Training

2004

CircoArts , New Zealand

Diploma of Circus

2000 - 2003

Deakin University, Melbourne

Bachelor of Contemporary Arts – Double major in Dance and Drama

1988 - 1998

Cirkidz Youth Circus

Performance Troupe, circus training and performing.

Theatre

            2005/2014

OzStar Airlines

Co director Kate Wright and Eloise Green

 International touring festival circuit including London National Theatre, Hoopla Festival Sydney and WOW, NZ.

2009/2014

Ding Dong, Yvonne Calling

DIR Richard Stamo

International touring festival circuit including London National Theatre (U.K), Oerol Festival (NL), Glastonbury Festival (U.K) and Stockholm Culture Festival (SE)

2008/2014

dotComedy (UK), Get Lost , dotMaze , ‘The StoreyTeller’

DIR Richard Stamp

International touring festival circuit including  Melbourne International Comedy Festival (AUS) and Just for Laughs (CA).

2008/2014

dotComedy (UK), The Chain, bar scene

DIR Richard Stamp

International touring circuit including Womadelaide (AUS) and Winchester Hat Fair (UK)

2010/2014

dotComedy/Feral Films (AUS/UK), Festival TV, Nina Fontano

DIR Richard Stamp, Paul Bell and Kate Wright

International touring circuit including London’s National Theatre, Surge Festival in Glasgow, Festival of Fools in Belfast.

2011/2014

dotComedy (UK). The MIS Information Tent, tent attendant

DIR Richard Stamp

International festival touring circuit.

2012

Adelaide Fringe host, bus conducters

Self directed

Adelaide Fringe commision

 

     

 

Television

2013

Hoopla Doopla, ‘Mimi’

Beyond Screen Productions, ABC/CCTV

DIR Mark Barnard

 

     

Other Information

Kate Wright is an actor and circus/physical theatre performer. Her most recent work has been as one

of the 6 main characters on a new co production between the ABC and CCTV titled ‘Hoopla Doopla’,

which will air on ABC 4 and China's CCTV in early 2014.

Since 2005, Kate Wright has performed in 21 countries at hundreds of festivals. In 2005 Kate co-founded comedy double act ‘OzStar Airlines’ which has appeared at countless festivals including the London National Theatre and the Oerol Festival.

Since 2007, Kate has been working with U.K based theatre company ‘dotComedy’ and performed in

8 of the company’s repertoire. Highlights have included playing the structured improvised character

of The Storeyteller in dotComedy’s large scale outdoor theatre show ‘Get Lost’ at festivals such as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Just for Laughs in Montreal.

In 2010 Kate co devised ‘Festival T.V’ with dotComedy’s artistic director, Richard Stamp. FTV

involves a walkabout, a live show and creating footage to share online and at big screens at festivals.

Since its inception in 2010, FTV has been performed at many festivals; some highlights include

Belfast’s Festival of Fools, The London National Theatre as well as a commission for the Adelaide

Fringe.

In 2009, Kate received funding from the Adelaide Fringe to create her solo show ‘Ding Dong, Yvonne Calling’, which has gone on to tour on the international and national outdoor theatre/cabaret and comedy circuit.

In 2003 Kate completed a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts at Deakin University majoring in drama

and dance. In 2004 she completed a Diploma of Circus specializing in hula hoop and juggling.

Kate was introduced to the world of circus and theatre from the age of 6 when she joined the Cirkidz

performance troupe where she performed and trained until she was 18, Kate still teaches at Cirkidz

today.