Kate joined BIG as a member of house team Gus, in 2016, after moving from New York City. In NYC, she studied at the Magnet and PIT and played with Magnet musical house team, Tambourine, and as one half of feminist-flavored duo, MENSES!, with Audrey Kiely. Prior to that, she earned her BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University, in Chicago, where she began her foray into improv with i.O., and made some (awkward) fleeting appearances on Second City’s mainstage. She has taught improv, storytelling classes and writing workshops to teens in Vermont, NYC and Baltimore, and loves improv for its focus on play, process, joy, and the value of failure and imperfection. Hurrah!