Kate Gaul graduated from NIDA (Directing Course, 1996) and trained with the Anne Bogart SITI Company (2005). Kate was the Associate Director at the Ensemble Theatre (2004/5) where her productions included The Violet Hour, Kimberly Akimbo and Lobby Hero. Other directing credits include The Cunning Little Vixen (Sydney Chamber Opera), Carmen (Oz Opera), Beautiful (Mudlark Theatre), The Altar Boyz (Ovations Live), Camarilla (Merrigong Theatre), Coup d’Etat (Melbourne Theatre Company), The Gates of Egypt, Our Lady of Sligo, Run Rabbit Run, The Laramie Project, Svetlana in Slingbacks (Company B), Wicked Sisters (Griffin/National tour), Rabbit (Griffin Theatre) and projects for all major drama schools and theatre companies throughout Australia.
Kate is the Artistic Director of Siren Theatre Co, where her productions include The Lunch Hour and Human Resources (Chris Aronsten), The New Electric Ballroom (Enda Walsh), FOX (Monkey Baa/National Tour, 2010), The Seagull (Chekhov), Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Richard III and Twelfth Night, Duck (Stella Feehily), Hard Swallow (Mirra Todd), Polly Blue (Belinda Bradley), Connie and Kevin and the Secret Life of Groceries (Noelle Janaczewska), Blue Heart (Caryl Churchill), Frozen (Michael O’Brien) and two shows devised by the company, eeni meeni mini mo and Wanna Go Home, Baby?. Kate has also written and directed two short films, Embrace and Cake.
Kate directed Castor & Pollux (2012) for Pinchgut.
This bio taken from the last program in which Kate appeared.
Photo by Bridget Elliot
Pinchgut Opera acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the first story-tellers and singers of songs. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.