Katie Northlich is an actress, playwright, screenwriter, producer, and acting coach. She is a Four Time National Monologue Champion, having written, performed and produced original work since 2001. Her solo shows The Panic Diaries, Panel, and Character Forum: A Thesis, have played to critical acclaim and sold out Off-Broadway houses in New York City, including the Cherry Lane. Her work was chosen as a premiere piece in opening Stage Left Studio’s first season, NYC’s only Solo Repertory Theatre. She was also one of only 20 performers invited to perform in the inaugural year of the All For One Theatre Festival, celebrating the best solo performance in NYC. Katie’s play “Two Of Them, Looking,” was selected in the fall of 2013 for Emerging Artist Theatre’s New Work Series, and will be in production in 2015 at The Treehouse Theatre. As a teacher at the New York Film Academy in the Acting, Animation and Game Design departments, Katie wrote and debuted a curriculum called The Comedy Program.
She is adjunct faculty in the Acting and Commercial Dance Departments at the Relativity School in association with Relativity Media in Los Angeles, CA. She is also a private Solo Performance and Acting coach. Filmmaker and founding member of the KaChaDan Collective, NYC. Select Acting credits include: TELEVISION: CBS- Original Pilot, The Discovery Channel- Original Pilot, LifeTime, The Food Network, VH1, AMC, Virgin Mobile and the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. FILM: Lifeless (Dir. VP Boyle,) But Not For Me (Dir. Ryan Carmichael;) NEW YORK: Twelfth Night (Princeton Repertory;) And Then Like Ophelia (Princeton Repertory;) One, Two, Whatever You Do (The Actors’ Studio;) Arturo’s Window (The York Theatre;) COMEDY/SOLO PERFORMANCE/ INTERNATIONAL: The Improv, Stand Up NY, New York Comedy Club, Caroline’s on Broadway, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, The People’s Improv Theatre, The Magnet, Stage Left Studio, The Bowery Poetry Club, Gotham City Improv, Parkside Lounge, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Comix, The World Expo and La Sala Mirador. As a dancer Katie toured Europe. UC Irvine: BA, Drama.