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Kate Freer

 
Bio:
Kate is a multimedia designer working in theater, film, and installation. Her work is driven by the love of storytelling and the desire to turn the wildest imaginings into reality. Her background in film and computer science combine to generate work that is not only aesthetically beautiful but ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kate is a multimedia designer working in theater, film, and installation. Her work is driven by the love of storytelling and the desire to turn the wildest imaginings into reality. Her background in film and computer science combine to generate work that is not only aesthetically beautiful but ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Production Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Video and Projection Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Projection Designer

Photos

Joseph Haj, Kate Freer and Ty Defoe Photo

Joseph Haj, Kate Freer and Ty Defoe

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Date:
04/09/2019
Ty Defoe and Kate Freer Photo

Ty Defoe and Kate Freer

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Date:
04/09/2019
Ty Defoe and Kate Freer Photo

Ty Defoe and Kate Freer

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Date:
04/09/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Production Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Projection Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Video and Projection Design

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Projection Designer

Kate Freer Biography

Kate is a multimedia designer working in theater, film, and installation. Her work is driven by the love of storytelling and the desire to turn the wildest imaginings into reality. Her background in film and computer science combine to generate work that is not only aesthetically beautiful but pushes the boundaries on conventional theatrical video. In addition to designing video for the stage, her installation work has been exhibited nationally as well as internationally. Venues include the National Building Museum, the Hammond Museum, 3LD Art & Technology Center, Front Room Gallery, and the World Wide Words Festival (Denmark). Kate has taught master classes at Harvard University, Syracuse University, Wesleyan, and New York University.

Kate Freer Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Set Design, HELEN Production
Kate FreerHealing Wars

Kate Freer News

Ping Chong and Company to Present LAZARUS 1972‚Ä"2022 in September at La Mama Photo Ping Chong and Company to Present LAZARUS 1972‚Ä"2022 in September at La Mama
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

La MaMa,¬†the theater Chong considers his artistic home‚ÄĒone of the first organizations to give him a platform following his years presenting performances in New York lofts‚ÄĒwill present Lazarus 1972‚Äď2022,¬†his new reimagining of the production that set his boundary-shattering career in motion, September 30 - October 16.

WP THEATER Announces 2022 Pipeline Festival Creative Teams & Black Theater Nights Photo WP THEATER Announces 2022 Pipeline Festival Creative Teams & Black Theater Nights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

The WP Theater has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Pipeline Festival, the fourth biennial showcase of the artists in its celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors, and producers, as well as the cast for the first project, They Came in The Night.

Watch Peppermint, Laura Benanti & More Tonight at SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Photo Watch Peppermint, Laura Benanti & More Tonight at SING OUT FOR FREEDOM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) will welcome both virtual and in-person audiences to enjoy Sing Out For Freedom TONIGHT, Monday, November 22 at 7:30pm (EST at The Town Hall).

Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James, Ayodele Casel & More Join SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Concert Photo Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James, Ayodele Casel & More Join SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union have announced performers and special guests set to join their hybrid streaming and in-person Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert on Monday, November 22 at 7:30pm (EST at The Town Hall).

Wingspace Theatrical Design Presents a Free Virtual Salon With MENA Designers Photo Wingspace Theatrical Design Presents a Free Virtual Salon With MENA Designers
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021

As part of their free virtual salon series, Wingspace Theatrical Design in partnership with MENATA will present a conversation with MENA Designers working in US Theatre: Dina El-Aziz, Rana Esfandiary and Ma'moon Tebbi. Moderated by Kate Moore Heaney and Kate Freer.

WHITE WAVE Dance Comes to Bethesda Fountain in Central Park Photo WHITE WAVE Dance Comes to Bethesda Fountain in Central Park
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

WHITE WAVE Dance announces three free performances of their newest production, iyouuswe II (I-You-Us-We-Two), on October 9, 28, and 30, 2021 at Bethesda Fountain, DUMBO Archway, and the Home of WHITE WAVE Dance, respectively, at 5pm EST as part of the City Artist Corps Grant Initiative.

WHITE WAVE Dance Comes to DUMBO Archway Photo WHITE WAVE Dance Comes to DUMBO Archway
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

WHITE WAVE Dance announces three free performances of their newest production, iyouuswe II (I-You-Us-We-Two), on October 9, 28, and 30, 2021 at Bethesda Fountain, DUMBO Archway, and the Home of WHITE WAVE Dance, respectively, at 5pm EST as part of the City Artist Corps Grant Initiative.

White Wave Dance Announces Three Free Performances Of IYOUUSWE II In October Photo White Wave Dance Announces Three Free Performances Of IYOUUSWE II In October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021

WHITE WAVE Dance announces three free performances of their newest production, iyouuswe II (I-You-Us-We-Two), on October 9, 25, and 30, 2021 at Bethesda Fountain, DUMBO Archway, and the Home of WHITE WAVE Dance, respectively, at 5pm EST as part of the City Artist Corps Grant Initiative. iyouuswe II is a multi-year collaboration with pioneering choreographer

White Wave Dance Announces Three Free Performances Of IYOUUSWE II Photo White Wave Dance Announces Three Free Performances Of IYOUUSWE II
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

WHITE WAVE Dance has announced three free performances of their newest production, iyouuswe II (I-You-Us-We-Two), on October 1, 9, and 30, 2021 at Bethesda Fountain, DUMBO Archway, and the Home of WHITE WAVE Dance, respectively, at 5pm EST as part of the City Artist Corps Grant Initiative.

Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HER Photo Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HERE Benefit
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

Kate Freer Videos

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Arena Stage's HEALING WARS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2014

A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient Liz Lerman's new theatrical dance piece Healing Wars examines healing in wartime, the nature of damage that continues when battles are over and the question of how individuals and societies absorb the pain and impact of war. The production features a company of performers in multiple roles, including Marjani Forte, George Hirsch, Tamara Hurwitz Pullman, Ted Johnson, Alli Ross, Samantha Speis, Keith A. Thompson, renowned stage and film actor Bill Pullman and a combat veteran to be announced at a later date. The limited engagement, world-premiere production of Healing Wars running through June 29 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Check out a first look at highlights below!


Kate Freer Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Kate Freer been nominated for?
Outstanding Set Design, HELEN Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Healing Wars .