Katherine Turnbull graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Fine Arts [Honours] in Acting and a minor in French Studies. She has trained at the Moscow Art Theatre School (MXAT), with the SITI Company, and at Straeon Acting Studios. She is an actor, playwright, dancer, director, and theatre artist, and is the Founder and Artistic Director of BullPen Productions.
As an actor, Katherine has enjoyed such roles as Martine in Michel Marc Bouchard’s The Orphan Muses, Lady Croom in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, and Hermione in William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Most recently, she had the great pleasure of playing Beatrice in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. She has also been involved in two new Canadian plays: In Memoriam by Sarah Segal-Lazar (performer/choreographer) and Field & Flight (writer/performer).
In the capacity of Assistant Director she has worked on productions of Goodnight Desdemona/Good Morning Juliet by Ann-Marie MacDonald and Down Dangerous Passes Road by Michel Marc Bouchard. She also made her directorial debut with Russian Dolls, an original work by Ellie Chartier, which was performed at the Festival St-Ambroise FRINGE Montréal (2013).
Originally from Ontario, Katherine is now based out of Montreal, QC, and is avidly pursuing her acting career.
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BullPen Productions is an emerging Canadian theatre company with a focus on new works and the merging of art forms. Katherine Turnbull is its Founder and Artistic Director.
BullPen Productions is the company responsible for bringing Field & Flight to the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival in July 2013 and to MainLine Theatre in April 2014. It also hosts workshops for actors, directors, and theatre creators.