b. 1986, HK.


favorite conversation topics include:

  1. Plant intellgience

  2. Quantum physics

  3. Old growth forests

  4. Nancy Drew


Kate Douglas is a theatre-music-plant person who makes experiences that explore possibility in the friction between absurdity and reality.

Her writing and arrangements have been performed at The Met Cloisters, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub and The McKittrick Hotel and developed at SPACE on Ryder Farm, The Orchard Project, New Victory Theater, Rhinebeck Musicals, The National Theater Institute and the Writer’s Colony at Goodspeed.

She is a Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project Fellow, where she has served as adjudicator for the past two years, and a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. She was as one of New York Musical Festival's Women of Note in 2016, 2017 and 2018. She was one of Chen Dance's NewSteps Emerging Choreographers in 2018 and debuted a brand new piece of dance theater with them that spring. In winter 2019, she was Letter of Marque’s Ensemble Playwright in Residence in Brooklyn. She is currently a 2019-2020 Dramatists Guild Fellow.

Additional upcoming projects include co-writes with Todd Almond, Matthew Marsh and Grace McLean.

As a performer, she has trained with artists such as Raina von Waldenburg, Christopher Bayes and Erica Fae. Most recently, she attended L’Ecole Jacques LeCoq in Paris this summer. Other credits include Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More, Third Rail’s The Grand ParadiseKansas City Choir Boy starring Courtney Love and Todd Almond (Premiere and Tour) and Fernando Rubio’s Everything by my side (U.S. Premiere).

As a teaching artist, she has trained with Musicians Without Borders, Gibney Dance, Lincoln Center Education and Ping Chong + Company. She regularly teaches master classes at the National Theatre Institute and is a fellow of the Juno Leadership Residency at The Omega Institute.

As a complement to her artistic practice, she is a Master Naturalist Trainee and studies herbalism, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and body literacy. She will begin studying her studies as a doula this fall and in the Ilan Lev Method next year.

CV available upon request.