The Absentee at KNOW theatre SEPTEMBER 2019
A Christmas Carol at Trinity Rep NOVEMBER 2019
Noura at Marin Theatre Company JANUARY 2020
"Kate Bergstrom is a visionary, truly, but a visionary with a contagious sense of humor and a pulsating, enormous heart. Such a combination is incredibly rare and beautiful, which is how I would describe Kate's work. Her insightful reading of classic plays is always enlivened by innovative and surprising staging, and her work with living writers is equally thrilling. Kate's brilliant, idiosyncratic productions always delight and amaze, and she is a joy to have in the rehearsal hall as well."
Kate Bergstrom, (MFA Director, Brown/Trinity Rep.) A bi-coastal artist, Kate's eclectic work has been seen in NYC + LA at Ars Nova, REDCAT, La Mama Umbria, UCLAlive!, Highways Performance Space, Granoff Center for the Arts, Rattlestick Theatre, Theatre at Monmouth, LACMA, LATC, Brown/Trinity Rep + She's developed work everywhere from Curious Theatre Company (Denver) to Ojai Playwrights Conference.
Central Coast BroadwayWorld.com’s 2016 Person to Watch + 2017 Best Director. Founding Artistic Director of On The Verge Summer Repertory Company in Santa Barbara & Explosions From the Other Canon @ Brown.
Her directorial work, described as "haunting, intimate and provocative" by Brian Mertes, focuses on queering gaze and supporting visionary playwrights and actors. Women in crisis, dark humor, radical joy + rupturing the status quo are a few of the ingredients often found in her pot...