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Kate Hawkes

Originally from Australia, Kate holds degrees in Education, Counseling, and an MFA in Directing. She has worked professionally in all aspects of theatre for over 40 years.  


In Arizona, Kate is co-founder/Producing Artistic Director of Red Earth Theatre in Sedona as well as directing many of their productions.


As an actress, favorite roles include Medea (Medea), Evy (The Gingerbread Lady), Dysart (Equus), Dian (Escape from Happiness), Artie (Eleemosynary), Latrelle (Sordid Lives) and Monique (Sky...Diamonds).


A playwright, Kate's work includes Loplop and the Queen about Surrealist artists Max` Ernst and Dorothea Tanning; the award-winning Sky…Diamonds, exploring a family’s experience of Alzheimer’s; Ungodly Behavior, a retelling of the Demeter/

Persephone story; and Walking On Butterfly Wings. She has also

had numerous 10 minute plays produced for young audiences.

Kate Hawkes

  • Actor, Director, Playwright, Producer

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