Katherine is the Director at Lauderdale House – an arts and education centre in Highgate North London with a turnover of £300k to £400k per annum; a footfall of 65,000. It is a company limited by guarantee registered as a charity. It is open to the public for performances, children’s theatre classes, educational projects, exhibitions and events 354 days a year, 11.5 hours per day. Currently focussing on a £1,800,000 capital project of which they have raised £1,300,000 to date. She leads the programming and instituted the House’s first LGBT art competition 12 years ago, Pride in the House, and which continues to run annually.
She also runs her own Theatre PR/Producing company. She has also produced her own shows at numerous small scale venues in London, and has done PR and press for a variety of clients, including for the past 3 years The Merry Opera Company.
She is a Board member of charitable theatre company Pursued by a Bear which tours new writing and also of Musical Theatre Network for whom she helped secure new Arts Council RFO (regularly funded organisation) status.
Before moving into arts management Katherine was a solicitor for 12 years in the City and West End specialising in charity, pensions and private client law.