Our Team

Kate Fincher grew up in Maitland and has been involved in various musical and drama productions at Hunter School of Performing Arts and in Maitland theatre groups. Kate thrived at Upstage, and has performed in their productions of Midsummer Nights’ Dream, Tales of Tocal and Wind in the Willows. Kate has studied dance at East Maitland Academy of Dance, and continues to sing with Annabella Redman.

She has completed a Bachelors Degree of Communication at Charles Sturt University in Theatre and Media. Whilst at University she participated in creating makeup and costume design for a cabaret, an adult puppet show and her third year’s production of Lysistrata. She was Festival designer for the 2014 Sprung festival in Bathurst for her third year major work. Since returning from University she has worked as a stage manager and assisted with the production of East Maitland Academy of Dance’s 2014 concert.

Kate is undertaking further study in film and is currently enrolled at Hunter Institute of TAFE Newcastle, in Screen and Media. Kate has been interested in film and theatre for many years and has produced short films at Maitland Public School and Morpeth Public School.

Kate recently played the role of Martha in Upstage’s production of the Secret Garden. She looks forward to being involved in future Upstage productions and teaching classes.