Kaitlin has studied theatre extensively at Sydney acting schools National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), Actors Centre Australia (ACA), Actors College of Theatre and Television (ACTT) and Darlo Drama.
She has also studied acting abroad at London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) where she completed the Shakespeare Summer School in 2012.
Kaitlin has a Bachelor of Communications (Film Production and Performance) from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and a Cert III in Entertainment Industry Theatre Technology from TAFE NSW. During her bachelor degree she gained practical experience in lighting, sound, costume design, makeup, stage management and set design across all performance types.
She gained production experience taking on the role of executive producer of the Hawkesbury Alive! Project, a multi-media education project which ran for 12 months in 2012-13.
She has also produced short films The Gates and Bus Stop. She is currently working full-time in television production and has immersed herself in all aspects of the industry by continuing to gain experience in stage productions in her spare time.
Kaitlin has also worked for children’s theatre company Razzamatazz based in Sydney’s north where she helped direct primary school performances such as Booked, The Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar, Greek Gods of Olympics. She also ran weekly classes for preschool to year 6 aged children. She has a passion for making Shakespeare accessible for young children and wishes to be involved further in young people’s theatre.
Her theatre credits include Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (Meredith), Dancing at Lughnasa (Rosie), The Small Poppies (Clint), The Crucible (Mary Warren), Who’s Afraid Of The Working Class (Trisha). Shorts and produced scene work include Rabbit Hole, Head Rot Holiday, Beyond Therapy, A New Christmas Carol, Two Gentlemen of Verona, As You Like It and The Comedy of Errors.
Kaitlin is also a producer. Her production credits include The Naked Truth and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress for Act IV.