Kathleen attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and as an actress performed in summer stock, soaps and regional theatre. Nowadays she focuses on teaching and directing, including ten years as an artist-in-residence in the Pelham School District, where she teaches a broad theatre curriculum to the entire fifth grade class at Prospect Hill Elementary School, culminating in the annual class show. Her directing credits include Oliver!, 13, Into the Woods and The Addams Family. She served as assistant to the director for Elmwood’s 2017 production of La Cage Aux Folles. Kathleen has a certificate in Arts Administration from SUNY Purchase.