As an actress, Kathleen performed in summer stock, soaps and regional theatre. Nowadays she focuses on teaching and directing, including twelve years as an artist-in-residence in the Pelham School District. Kathleen made her Elmwood directorial debut with the production of Sweat in the 2021 – 2022 season. Other directing credits include Oliver!, 13, Into The Woods and The Addams Family. She assisted the directors on the Elmwood productions of La Cage Aux Folles, The Little Foxes, and Next Fall. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Art and has a certificate in Arts Administration from SUNY Purchase.