Kate McStraw

Project Manager

Kate McStraw is an independent Creative Producer working across the arts and cultural sector with individual artists, independent companies and national organisations. Career highlights include being part of the producing team for Inside Out Dorset festival since 2014, designing for The Royal Shakespeare Company’s First Encounters: The Tempest (2016) and a commission as an independent artist with Museum of Memory in 2016, which toured the U.K. At present Kate is producing work with visual artist Anna Berry, dance companies Yorke Dance Project and Cohan Collective, theatre companies Green Ginger and Butterfly, performance artist Viv Gordan and integrated circus company Extraordinary Bodies, each presenting a range of work in 2020-22. She has also been recently awarded Arts Council England Project Grant funding for a research & development period of a new musical concept she is creating. Kate’s career has been wide and varied, her inclusive approach to creating sees her work at a range of scales, as well as supporting diverse artists and working in ‘non-traditional’ and public spaces such as caves, car parks and woodlands.