Kate Proietti is a performer, director, teacher and producer for theatre and film and currently a first year M.F.A. Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. Her interests are in socially responsible practice and representation and devising performance pieces with communities to increase meaningful civic engagement. During her first ten years as an adult-ish person, Kate has tried on a few different professional identities, most recently as a developer advocate at Google. As a teacher and theatre maker, Kate has worked with Creative Action, The Chilean Ministry of Education, KIPP Collegiate High School, Bob Baker Marionette Theatre, The Fountain Theatre, Montana Shakespeare in the Park, and Girl Scouts of America among others. Kate is certified as a yoga teacher, labor doula, and permaculture designer.