Katie Brobst is an actress, singer, dancer, teacher, director, choreographer, and writer and recent transplant from Washington, DC to New York City. She recently graduated from American University with a B.A. in Musical Theatre. She also attended the British American Drama Academy in London, England.
Katie is currently working on balancing auditioning with paying her bills, but before that she was teaching dance and choreographing elementary schoolers at Imagination Stage in Bethesda, MD. She was also a Tour Guide for City Segway Tours in the nation's capital.
Katie's most recent performed in RENT at Tobys Dinner Theatre in Columbia, MD. Before that she earned accolades as Lady Gaga in Landless Theatre Company's production of Perez Hilton Saves the Universe. Metro Weekly said her performance of Ms. Gaga was "unnervingly spot-on".
Last summer Katie performed as Hera in Lysistrata: The Musical at the Capital Fringe Festival, a project she helped write the music and lyrics for. She also performed as Girl in There Are Shapes on the Ceiling Fan that Look Like Bats at the Source Festival, also in Washington, DC.
During the winter of 2010 Katie did back to back shows at Adventure Theatre, where she played Mrs. Lambchop in The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, and Red Dress Doll in The Little Engine That Could.
In the fall of 2009 Katie traveled to Accra, Ghana with the Sankofa Center for African Dance & Culture, teaching local communities about HIV/AIDS through music, dance, and drama.
Last summer Katie played Sasha in Open Drawer Theatre Company's production of Please Listen: A Musical Chaos. It won Best Musical of the Fringe Festival 2009.
Other roles include Percy in The Spitfire Grill at the Red Branch Theatre in Columbia, MD. She has also performed at the Kennedy Center & The Church Street Theatre in DC, as well as on the international stage: She played Dromio of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors at the Oval House Theatre in London.
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
April 2011 - April 2011
Fresh TV, LLC
November 2008 - August 2009
I run the day to day operations at Fresh TV, LLC, a boutique television editing/production suite in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.
June 2008 - March 2009
I read new plays and musicals submitted to Mark Ramont, the Associate Artistic Producer at Ford's Theatre, in consideration for future seasons at Ford's.
Teaching Assistant, Counselor, Stage Manager
June 2007 - December 2008
I assisted several semesters at Imagination Stage, a wonderful children's theatre in Bethesda, MD. I was also a counselor at their Summer Theatre Campus, where I helped choreograph and stage manage The Music Man, Jr. & Annie, Jr. for a camp of over 100 students ages 8-18.
Greenberg Theatre & Katzen Arts Center @ American University
January 2006 - August 2009
Selling tickets, customer service, and a little bit of marketing at my alma mater.
Qualifications & Certifications
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