Kate McStraw is an independent creative producer, designer and artist. She is fiercely passionate about inclusive practice for artists and audiences, uncovering the potential of forgotten/unloved spaces through live art experiences and the power of generosity.
Kate currently works collaboratively with a range of organisations, including large-scale outdoor arts festival Inside Out Dorset (Associate Producer, 2018 festival), puppet theatre company Green Ginger (Creative Producer, Intronauts), outdoor arts activists Gobbledegoook (Creative Producer, Cloudscapes) and Made by Katie Green (Creative Producer, Beneath Our Feet; a ‘dance in caves’ project). Kate is the co-director and Executive Creative Producer of the immersive experience company We Are Butterfly, alongside Aileen Gonsalves.
Other notable credits include: Designer First Encounters: The Tempest by The Royal Shakespeare Company; for performance artist/creator of Museum of Memory Commission; and co-founder of the Dorset Early Career Producers training programme with The Arts Development Company.