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 eleven 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 the Elmwood productions of La Cage Aux Folles and The Little Foxes. She has a certificate in Arts Administration from SUNY Purchase.