Kathleen Ritter is an actor, educator, and theatre artist based in New York City. She has a BA from Mississippi State University, where she majored in Communications with an emphasis in Theatre. Kathleen also has minors in vocal music and Russian. She has been accepted to study with the National Theatre Institute's Moscow Art Theatre program, pending COVID 19 precautions. Currently, Kathleen works for the New York Public Library.
At Mississippi State, Kathleen was involved in a wide variety of productions, onstage and off. As an actor, she is interested in classic works, comedy, and opera, and she was recognized three times as an Irene Ryan nominee through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for her work onstage. Backstage, Kathleen worked as a stage hand, carpenter, and painter; she also designed sets and props for multiple productions.
As an educator, Kathleen has worked with teenagers in school, camp, and faith environments. "Ms. Ritter" taught theatre at Armstrong Junior High School in Starkville, MS during the 2020 school year. She strives to prioritize growth in both the talent and character of young people.