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Kate Gaul is a graduate of the NIDA Director’s Course (1996). Kate also trained with Anne Bogart and the SITI Company in New York. In 2004/5 Kate was the Associate director at the Ensemble Theatre where productions include The Violet Hour, Kimberly Akimbo and Lobby Hero.
Other directing credits include The Gates of Egypt, Our Lady of Sligo, Run Rabbit Run, The Laramie Project, Svetlana in Slingbacks (Company B), Castor + Pollux (Pinchgut), Beautiful (Mudlark), Woman Before a Glass (Karnak Playhouse), The Cunning Little Vixen (Sydney Chamber Opera), Carmen (Oz Opera), The Altar Boyz (Ovations Live), Camarilla (Merrigong Theatre Co) Coup D’Etat (MTC), Wicked Sisters (Griffin/National tour), Rabbit (Griffin Theatre) and projects with major drama schools around Australia; most recently Die Fledermaus (WAAPA).
Kate is the Artistic Director of Siren Theatre Co: productions – The New Electric Ballroom (By Enda Walsh), The Lunch Hour (By Chris Aronsten), Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Richard III, Twelfth Night, Human Resources (by Chris Aronsten) and Duck (by Stella Feehily), eeni meeni mini mo (devised by the company), Hard Swallow (by Mirra Todd), Polly Blue (by Belinda Bradley), Wanna Go Home, Baby? (devised by the company), Connie and Kevin and the Secret Life of Groceries (by Noelle Janaczweska), Blue Heart (by Caryl Churchill) and Frozen (by Michael O’Brien).
Kate has also written and directed two short films Embrace and Cake. Kate was the Fesitval Director for World Interplay 2008 – 2011. Kate has recently directed Enda Walsh’s Penelope for Siren Theatre Co. which is currently playing at the TAP Gallery in Darlinghurst. For more information, visit: www.sirentheatreco.com for details.