Kate McGill


Kate McGill is a graduate of Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School with a Bachelor in Performing Arts: Acting. Since graduating, Kate has worked extensively as an actor, in casting and as a director in theatre, TV and film. In 2010, she worked with prestigious New York Company Tectonic Theater Project in the USA which contributed towards the development of several verbatim works within New Zealand, including Munted, The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, JOB, and WEAVE. In 2015, Kate was the artistic director intern at Red Leap theatre, flexing some new muscles, quite literally and developing work. Kate is the co-creator/performer of comedy pop-musical Album Party which toured Wellington and Auckland between 2016-2017. Kate recently finished a successful season of WEAVE: Yarns With New Zealanders at Basement Theatre and BATS Theatre, which was followed by a sellout season of Tom Scott’s Joan at Circa Theatre. Screen credits include: ‘Liza’ in The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 2, ‘Sarah’ in Girl Vs Boy Season 1, ‘Selina’ in Home By Christmas. Kate’s last foray with Auckland Theatre Company was The Haka Party Incident for The Navigators season, she is very pleased to be reprising her role as the younger Joan with ATC.