Kate Eastwood Norris is a professional Equity actor who performs in theaters all across the country. Favorite Shakespeare credits include a previous performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. She has played the wondrous role of Helena three times before and is also glad to revisit Moth. Kate's 12 Folger credits include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Katerina in The Taming of the Shrew, Olivia inTwelfth Night, Launce in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Beatrice in Much Ado about Nothing and Puck inA Midsummer Night's Dream (Helen Hayes Award). There, Kate also workshopped a one-woman Hamlet, inspired by her experience as Richard III at the American Shakespeare Center, years before. Kate has performed at Berkeley Repertory, Arena Stage, Portland Center Stage, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Round House Theatre, The Humana Festival at Actor's Theatre of Louisville – 2011 and 2012, Florida Stage, Two River Theatre, Delaware Theatre, Arden Theatre, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre and the Wilma Theatre where she played Eleanor/Esme in Tom Stoppard'sRock & Roll, (Barrymore Award). Kate is a company member at Woolly Mammoth theatre in DC and favorite roles there include Kay/Jayne in She Stoops to Comedy (Helen Hayes Award) and most recently Emma Arkadina in Stupid Fucking Bird, remounting late summer 2014. Kate is a teacher of Shakespeare and Clown for students of all ages. She is currently pursuing a master’s in Humanities and the creative life with an emphasis in depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute. More information at kateeastwoodnorris.com.