Katie graduated from the BA(hons) Drama and Performance course at Queen Margaret University, specialising in design and scenic art. She further developed her skills on the Scenehouse Design course. Her work in theatre includes designing for Dirliebane Theatre Company, Musselburgh Riding of the Marches and Hopscotch Theatre Company. She has also worked as props assistant for Jack Morton Worldwide on the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 and as a scenic artist on a variety of productions from Big House Events.

Katie designed 2 of Strange Town’s June 2017 shows- Last Night Me and Crossing, performed at the Traverse Theatre. She also designed Strange Town’s 2017 Fringe show- A Field of our Own.