Kate Kantor

I work with communities to explore stories through theatre

About Me

I work as a director, writer, teacher and performer of theatre and multi art installations. During my thirty years of experience, I have been a member of /performed with many diverse theatre companies Primary Source, The Hunting Party, the Tea Bags Marching Band, Strange Fruit, Circus Oz, Melbourne Playback Theatre and The Business. I have been Artistic Director of various community arts festivals , including the Moon Lantern Festival and the Return of the Sacred Kingfisher Festival. I have worked as a director with many diverse groups including The Australian Opera, Frumpus , Anthill Theatre, Rawcus Theatre, The Village, Back to Back Theatre, many independent theatre companies and numerous schools and communities in both metropolitan and regional Australia. I lecture in Arts in Education in the Faculty of Education at Victoria University, and am currently Artistic Director of a three year multi arts program in schools for Polyglot Theatre.



2009 Master of Education, Victoria University
2009 Certificate in Working with Students of Refugee Background, Foundation House
2008 Diploma of Education, Victoria University
2004 Graduate Diploma in Education and Training
1988-89 Ecole Phillippe Gaulier, Paris
1986-88 Animateur, Victorian College of the Arts
1982-85 BA (Fine Arts/Drama) Melbourne University

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