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WELCOME to the portfolio of Katie Bennett. In her mad youth Katie (aka “Kathryn”) acted in New York on daytime television in shows like All My Children and As the World Turns. She also worked at the Tony Award-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company. She is a UC Berkeley graduate with an MFA in acting from the University of South Carolina and has trained with Julliard teachers.
Don’t miss her stories of encouragement and loss for people in the arts on her blog A BIG LIFE.
Bird in the Water: Katie won First Place for this screenplay in the Northwest Exposure Screenwriters Competition 2018.
Liberty and Grace: This script about students struggling with friendship and sexuality during the hippy-dippy “Jesus Movement” of the 1970s received Second Round Honors for Comedy at the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition 2016.
JUST IN! Tru Adoration, a play Katie wrote about romantic love vs. love of art for the PDX Playwrights “double blind” Shorts Competition was chosen by them for production in the Fertile Ground Theatre Festival 2022!
The play had a staged reading at the Fertile Ground Theatre Festival in Portland in 2020. See theatre reviewer Judy Nedry’s preview: https://judynedry.com/get-ready-for-the-fertile-ground-festival/
Suicide in the Garden: Love. Death. Blame. And Laundry. Katie’s comic short play (watch it here!!>>>>) was produced by Portland group PDX Playwrights in their Daisy Dukes Shorts Night for Fertile Ground Festival 2020.
Tomorrow: Click here to watch our 7 minute film in which Katie plays a lunch lady with old dreams. Nominated: Best Actress: Katie Bennett, Firereel Film Festival 2016.