Kate Moore Heaney

Kate Moore Heaney is a director, playwright, and producer committed to promoting empathy and investigating social, political, and human rights issues through theatre. She has directed and developed new work for #serials @ The Flea, Fundamental Theatre Project, The Director’s Gathering JAM, Midtown International Theatre Festival, The Secret Theatre, The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals, TinyRhino, Rising Sun Performance Company, Playwrights at the Grand, and YES NOISE (on the High Line). In addition to serving as a Resident Director at The Flea, Kate has also worked, trained, and assistant directed at McCarter Theatre (2014-15 Directing/Producing Assistant), The Shakespeare Society, Second Stage, Clubbed Thumb, CRY HAVOC, Yale Institute for Music Theatre, and the Théâtre du Châtelet. She has assisted directors such as Emily Mann, Mark Brokaw,Portia Krieger, Adam Immerwahr, and Michael Unger. Kate is also the Producing Artistic Associate at Noor Theatre, where she previously associate-produced the Highlight Reading Series and 48 Hour Forum and currently serves as research dramaturg for a play in development. Kate graduated Cum Laude from Yale University with Distinction in Theatre Studies and Psychology. katemooreheaney.com