Katie Clarke

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Katie Clarke is a director, filmmaker, and playwright, and a settler in Kjipuktuk. A recent graduate of the University of King’s College, they have been creating and directing theatre and film projects since 2018, and they’re particularly interested in highlighting queer and trans stories in theatre and film.

In March 2020, Katie’s play Will You Taste Our Blood, a feminist adaptation of Euripedes’ The Bacchae, premiered at King’s. In May 2020, they received an Art Apart grant from the National Theatre School, with which they created and directed a film-based documentary theatre production about loneliness and community care. Katie’s short documentary film “Lovers: an ode to queer connection in pandemic times” (2021) won best LGBTQ Short at the Paris International Short Festival and was a semi-finalist at festivals in Vancouver, London, and Vienna. Alongside “Lovers,” they directed a music video for T. Thomason’s cover of Lovers in a Dangerous Time, which is nominated for Best Director by the East Coast Music Association.

Katie’s new play, can you remember how we got here? premieres at OutFest at the Bus Stop Theatre in April 2022. They are also Chrysalis apprentice director on Neptune Theatre’s production of Rocky Horror Picture in April 2022.

Industry Role

  • Director / Filmmaker
  • Writer
  • Actor


  • They / Them
  • Fluent in: English
  • Fluent in: French


  • Lovers: an ode to queer connection in pandemic times (2021) - creator, director, editor
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