Katie Kaufmann

Last updated

January 30, 2020


Katie is an actor/creator performing in the Twin Cities since 2001. She has worked with many companies including Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Guthrie Theater, Off-Leash Area, Walking Shadow, Theatre Forever, Red Eye, Skewed Visions, 20% Theatre, Theatre Pro Rata, Joking Envelope, Sandbox Theatre, Alan Berks, and Theatre Unbound. She also has wriiten and produced four original works. Katie studied physical theatre at Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre in Blue Lake, CA and has also studied with The National Theatre Conservatory, the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and The British American Drama Academy. She studied clown with Ronlin Foreman, Pierre Byland, Chris Bayes and Giovanni Fusetti. Katie holds a BA in Drama and Italian from Colorado College.


Keeper of the Light

Katie Kaufmann - Work Sample




The Canopic Jar of my Sins - The Angel of Canopic Jars - Meg DiSciorio and Damon Runnals - Swandive Theatre

The Visit - Hofbauer - Wendy Knox - Frank Theatre

Hamlet - Gravedigger/PlayerQueen - Michael Kelley - Wayward Theatre

Keeper of the Light  — Ida Lewis — Genevieve Bennett — Self-Produced

Goodbye Cruel World —Serafina — Andrew Chambers — Theatre Pro Rata

The Venetian Twins — Columbina — Jon Ferguson — Theatre Forever

The Little Pilot — Ensemble — Theo Langason — Sandbox Theatre 

will you still love me, tomorrow — Narrator — Steve Busa — Red Eye Theater

Doll Collection — Doll — Jason Ballwebber — Four Humors Theater

Twelfth Night/What You Will — Maria — Terry Hempleman — Renegade Play Reading Co.

The Beast — Broyle — Ryan Underbakke  — Bedlam Theatre

Muy Very Authentico — Beverly — Jon Ferguson — Theatre Forever

The Imaginary Invalid — Toinette — Rick Shiomi — Theatre in the Round

Compleat Female Stage Beauty — Meresvale/ Revels  — John Heimbuch — Walking Shadow

Anna Bella Eema — Anna Bella Eema — Gennevieve Bennett — Theatre Unbound

Ringtone — Grace — Alan Berks — Alan Berks & Company

Quartermaine’s Terms — Anita — Matt Sciple — Theatre in the Round

The Million Dollar Museum — Vespuccia — Maren Ward — Bedlam Theatre

HBMD — Prospera — Ryan Hill — Sandbox Theatre

A Cupboard Full of Hate — Starlet — Paul Herwig, Jennifer Ilse — Off-Leash Area

Psst! — Foreman — Paul Herwig, Jennifer Ilse — Off-Leash Area

Medea — Nurse — Steven Epp — Theatre de la Jeune Lune

Description of the World — Massina — Robert Rosen — Theatre de la Jeune Lune



Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, Blue Lake CA 2000-2001

BA Drama Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 1996-2000

Actors' Workout, Raye Birk 2016-2017

National Theatre Conservatory, Denver CO 2005

Pierre Byland, Locarno, Switzerland 2002

Shakespeare and Company, Minneapolis Workshop 2002 & 2003

Clown Workshops with Chris Bayes 2002 & 2012

Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski, Pontedera, Italy 2000

BADA, London, England 1999

CAP 21 Musical Theatre, New York, NY 1997


Best solo performance, Lavender 2007

Best solo performance, City Pages 2007

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