A cultural producer and visual artist specialising in participatory arts, Katherine has twelve years experience delivering creative workshops and projects for a range of organisations including Manchester Royal Exchange, The Whitworth, Contact Manchester and Opera North. Trained in Theatre Design she holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Performing Arts Leadership from the Royal Northern College of Music.
Katherine has produced several large – scale outdoor arts events including The Extraordinary Orchard Park Parade, led by Handmade Parade with Hull Carnival Arts and Rag and Bone for Hull 2017 UK City of Culture. From 2013 – 2016 Katherine worked on Right Up Our Street in Doncaster and managed a series of participatory arts projects, including The Halloween Handmade Parade with Handmade Parade and a Fun Palace, working with over 3000 participants over the three year period. Most recently she worked as one of the lead artists for Sheffield Carnival.
Behind the scenes at Andro and Eve Katherine is responsible for management of the company, while programming and producing each of the events and acting as lead facilitator for Andro & Eve’s drag king workshops. Katherine is a huge fan of feminist / queer zines, comic Bitch Planet, vegan cakes and doughnuts, and thinks Susanne Sundfor is one of the greatest living