Kate Lynch

Kate Lynch is an award-winning actor, playwright and professor with experience in theatre, television and radio. She is also a theatre director whose many credits include French Without Tears by Terrence Rattigan and Star Chamber by Noel Coward for the Shaw Festival, an all-female A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Theatre Passe Muraille, and three plays by Tom Walmsley: Blood, Descent and Three Squares a Day for several seasons at the Blyth Festival.

As a playwright, she wrote Early August, for the Blyth Festival, The Road to Hell, co-written with Michael Healey, for the Tarragon Theatre, and Tales of the Blond Assassin for Summerworks and CBC Radio. Kate has also taught at the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, the National Theatre School, George Brown College, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies.

Kate notes that being involved with The Shoe Project and working with such extraordinary women has been an honour for her.