Kate Barton – Playing Ellie

Ellie Starlight coming to Hampton Hill Theatre

Kate Barton plays Ellie

Actress Kate Barton to play Ellie

Kate Barton to appear in Ellie and Starlight the Musical at Hampton Hill Theatre

Kate Barton is a playwright and actor.  She trained at The Poor School and with Shakespeare’s Globe practitioner Emily Jenkins.  Recent credits include Dora in the ‘highly recommended’, 5* production of Fast at the Edinburgh Fringe, Ava in the award winning animation Being Good (Paris Art and Movie Awards and the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards), voice over work for Audible and classical theatre roles including Kate in Taming of the Shrew and Richard in Richard II, both of which received Best Actor nominations.

Kate has an MSt in Creative Writing from Cambridge University and her final-year play Fast received a Distinction and the Kate Bertram prize from Lucy Cavendish College and is now under contract to Digital Drama.  Kate enjoys writing for radio and stage and has worked on commissions for the International Youth Arts Festival and the Museum of London.  She is currently working on drafts for a London run of her play.