I've conquered giants with preschoolers and made scandalous films with 80-year-olds. I made theater in remote Australian deserts with Aboriginal communities and sent disposable cameras across a landscape the size of Great Britain. I spent years in a run-down Brisbane glass factory studying Japanese performance systems, and performed in a legendary Samurai town tucked away in the hills west of Tokyo. I've told the Orestia to seven-year old's in South Brooklyn and watched in amazement as they debated women's rights, revenge and trial by jury. I've collaborated with Tuberculosis scientists, mentored performers, danced with people experiencing Cerebral Palsy and taught drama in some of the toughest schools in New York City.
Kate Lee Creative I am not just a performance artist, teaching artist, socially engaged artist or community facilitator. I am all these things.
My (near-on) 20 years in performance work is underpinned by the belief that by taking risks with creativity, we break invisible barriers and become more connected to our inner self, those around us and our communities.
Australian Women in New York
The Australian Consulate, NY
Catholic Charities Family Stabilization, Queens North Community Center
The Song Room