Katie Tranter


Theatre Maker


Katie is an Actor-Musician, Theatre Maker and Puppeteer. She trained at Exeter University, graduating with a first class honours in Drama, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and the International Nouveau Colombier School in Madrid. Additionally, she has trained with Phillippe Gaulier, Phillip Zarrilli, John Wright, Gyre & Gimble and Denise Perdikidis (Tantztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch). She is a bilingual performer working across the UK and Spain. 


Theatre credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Iris Theatre), Rumpelstiltskin (Insane Root), Tiny Heroes (Daniel Bye), Serendip (Bike Shed Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Front Room), Inside Out (Tell Tale Hearts/Lawrence Batley Theatre),  Sinbad, Babes in the Wood and Puss in Boots (Georgian Theatre Royal), Hamletmachine (Llanarth Group/Exeter University), Enredos de Amor y Odio (Mazzu Teatro/Festival Internacional Galicreques), The Day The Elephants Came To Town (Seachange Arts/Norwich City Council), Les Aventures du Lapin, Contes Mauritiens and Les Jeux Olympiques des Animaux (Théâtre Sans Frontières). She recently performed at the 125th anniversary celebration of the Westcliff Theatre sharing a stage with Roy Hudd and Anita Harris. 


Her credits as Devisor and Performer  include Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Derby Theatre/Hiccup Theatre), Jackie and the Beanstalk (Curly Tales/Leeds Playhouse) and Canary (Fun in the Oven Theatre/Teatro En Vilo) winning the Audience's Choice Award at Prague Fringe Festival 2019. 


Immersive and site specific work includes '2.8 Hours Later' (Slingshot), 'Boomtown Springs' (Bearded Kitten), 'Secret Forest' (Kelburn Garden Party), 'Uncle Tacko's Imaginarium' (Prom-Prom) and 'The Great Fete Music Hall' (Royal Albert Memorial Museum/Prom-Prom). She is a regular performer with Dr. Tony Lidington's (Who Do You Think You Are) pierrot troupes as featured on BBC Two's Edwardian Farm. Katie features in a number of short films including 'Killing Time' and 'Decoction of Limeflower' for Channel 4 Random Acts and she performed in Dame Emma Thompson's ensemble for the One World: Diversity project at Exeter University. 


When not performing she can be found working as a movement and comedy specialist for circus, dance and theatre projects, chilling out with her cat or drinking coffee in Madrid. 



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