Katy is currently the UK musical supervisor for SIX the musical, and the musical supervisor for Lizzie at the Hope Mill Theatre. She was also recently musical supervisor on Bonnie & Clyde at the Garrick Theatre and will continue in the role as it heads on its UK Tour in 2024.
Katy graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014 with a First in Music before training at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Credits as Musical Supervisor: Bonnie & Clyde (Garrick Theatre), SIX (Vaudeville Theatre & UK Tour), SIX: The Reunion Concert (Hampton Court Palace), Bonnie & Clyde (Arts Theatre, directed by Nick Winston), RENT (Hope Mill Theatre, directed by Luke Sheppard).
Credits as Musical Director: SIX: The Reunion Concert (Hampton Court Palace), Bonnie & Clyde: The Reunion Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane, directed by Nick Winston), Frank & Friends: Frank Wildhorn in Concert (Cadogan Hall), Jersey Boys (Trafalgar Theatre), The Little Big Things (workshop, directed by Luke Sheppard), MT Fest 2021 - Millennials (Turbine Theatre, directed by Luke Sheppard), SIX (Lyric Theatre, Arts Theatre, 2018 UK Tour), RENT (Hope Mill Theatre, directed by Luke Sheppard), Hair (Turbine Theatre, directed by Arlene Phillips), Natalie Paris in Concert (The Other Palace), The Wind in the Willows (workshop), An Evening with Aimie Atkinson (The Other Palace), Pageant (UK Tour), Sister Act (Bernie Grant Arts Centre), NewsRevue (Canal Cafe Theatre), Soldier On (workshop), Cinderella (Spotlight Theatre), Blues Brothers: Live and The Rat Pack: Live (both C Scala, Edinburgh), Dracula (Arts Theatre & Latitude Festival), Personals (Landor Theatre).
Credits as Rehearsal Musical Director: Hex (National Theatre).
Credits as Assistant Musical Director: Dr Dolittle (UK Tour), Norma Jeane (The LOST Theatre), Sweet Charity (Leicester Curve).
Credits as Composer, Arranger, and/or Orchestrator: The Theban Motherf**ker (co- composer - Latitude Festival), Feathers in the Snow (composer - Unicorn Theatre), Americana (arranger/orchestrator - Spa Complex Scarborough & Stage@Leeds), Facehunters (arranger/ orchestrator - Spa Complex Scarborough & Stage@Leeds).
Katy was the founder and co-creator of the Musical Director Mentorship Scheme.
Katy was nominated for Best Musical Direction or Supervision at the 2022 What’s On Stage Awards for her work on RENT at the Hope Mill Theatre, with RENT winning best Regional Production.
SIX won two 2022 Tony Awards including Best Original Score, and received five 2019 Olivier Award Nominations including Best New Musical and Outstanding Achievement in Music. SIX was also awarded ‘Best West End Musical’ at the 2020 What’s On Stage Awards and ‘Best Off-West End Production’ at the 2019 What’s On Stage Awards.
National Student Drama Festival Judges’ Award for Musical Direction (2014)
Musical Supervisor and Musical Director for winner of ‘Search for a Twitter Composer’ (2013).