KATHERINE M. CARTER is a stage director of theatre and opera. She enjoys building a production through close collaboration with the writer, actors, and designers. Her room is led with passion, focus, and a sense of humor.
Katherine is a strong advocate for new resources and channels for new play development. In 2015, Katherine co-founded The MITTEN Lab, a weeklong residency in northern Michigan for emerging theatre artists, now in its 3rd year. Previously, Katherine founded The Other Mirror Theatre Company to produce socially conscious work through adaptations for the stage. Work includes; Gods & Kings (Sheen Center), Mirror Alchemy, Going Away, Bite the Apple, and Madame Bovary. Blind Crest by Monet Hurst-Mendoza will have a production in 2018 with the American Academy of Dramatic Art.
Katherine has worked at Westport Country Playhouse, Boston Lyric Opera, The Little Orchestra Society, Playwrights Horizons, On Site Opera, American Academy of Dramatic Art, 54 Below, Boston Opera Collaborative, Boston Lyric Opera, and New York University. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies with New Georges, Wolf Trap Opera, The Drama League, and Playwrights Horizons.
As a guest artist Katherine has worked with the students at Interlochen Academy for the Arts, the University of Michigan, the Metropolitan Opera Company. She coaches singers at Wolf Trap Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and privately in New York.
When Katherine is not in the rehearsal room you can find her traveling with her husband, enjoying wine & food with friends, relaxing outside the city, or reading a mystery novel.