Katherine King is an actress, playwright, screenwriter and singer-songwriter.
2018 saw her prolific and diverse writing produced: More Cake, a satire which has already garnered two Honorable Mentions for Best Dark Comedy in film festivals and is entered into several more for 2019, and I'm Gonna Tell God Everything, a drama that chronicles the personal costs of the Syrian civil war, as well as There'll Be Some Changes Made Today, a cabaret that world premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival and featured four of her original short plays as well as comedy, music and juggling satirizing the current social struggle of the female journey.
She has written three full-length produced plays: Psychic Sink, a multimedia theater piece incorporating film and sculpture, the Western comedy My Darling Josephine and the mythological allegory Swept Away. A singer-songwriter, Katherine wrote the Western-style music for Josephine and wrote and performed the contemporary score of Swept Away.
Her fourth play Cafe Society:the Wrong Place for the Right People, a historical fiction noir exploring music, politics, marijuana and racism set to jazz standards (with Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee) premieres Spring 2019 at the Santa Monica Promenade Playhouse.
She has also written various short films, including Fertility Clinic (2017),and the feature films The Last Revenants (2017) and California Coven, filming in Spring 2018.
In addition, Katherine has had success in grant-writing, procuring a $20k filmmaking grant in 2018 for the documentary The Black Cowboy. She also writes entertainment-related articles for various online publications.
Katherine has appeared as an actress in commercials, print and film, such as Disney’s Boyster, feature films An Axe to Grind, The Downside of Bliss, and Captain Black. Katherine writes and rides (her bicycle) in Santa Monica, CA.