Hair: Dark Brown
Playing Age: 50+
Kathleen Warner Yeates has worked in stage, TV and film for over 35 years, having worked throughout the U.S. and in New York City, and now residing in Dublin. Most recently, Kathleen has appeared as Aunt Carroll in the BBC One/PBS mini-series opposite Angela Landsbury and an all star cast. In film she has had the leading role in two independent feature films and many, many short films, as well as working as a Voice Over Artist in commercials and animation.
In theatre, Kathleen has performed in every style including experimental works, new plays, classical plays and musicals, working with such distinguished theatre companies as The Philadelphia Drama Guild, The American Music Theatre Festival, Pennsylvania Stage Company, Walnut Street Theatre, Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville, Oasis Theatre, Art and Work Ensemble, Synchronicity Space, AC Productions and the Wilma Theatre, among others . Some of her favourite theatre roles include Gertrude in Hamlet, Clare in The Maids, Goneril in King Lear, Babe in Crimes of the Heart, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, Louka in Arms and the Man, Regina Giddens in Little Foxes, Daughter of Indra in A Dream Play, Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy, Ellen in Vinegar Tom, Czarina Alexandra in Rasputin, Virginia in Brecht’s Galileo and Kitty in Poetry of Stone.
In a recent return to stage, Kathleen was awarded “Best Duologue” by casting director judges Maureen Hughes, Louise Kiely and film director Mark O’Connor, at the Ireland Actors Guide industry showcase. Kathleen trained in the Masters Program at Villanova University and also works is a professional director, theatre maker, acting coach and writer with her company Flying Turtle Productions. (www.flyingturtleproductions.com)