Kathleen attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and as an actress 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, where she teaches a broad theatre curriculum to the entire fifth grade class at Prospect Hill Elementary School. Her 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 has a certificate in Arts Administration from SUNY Purchase.