Katie Elliott

Katie (she/her) is honored to have been with Traveling Players for the past 12 years. She has spent seven years as a student, plus five on faculty. Last summer she directed Moliere’s, The Miser with our Thespian Ensemble.  Before that she was the director  of Sganarelle, assistant director of Doctor in Spite of Himself, Imaginary Invalid and Gozzi’s Blue Monster, also all performed by our Thespian Ensemble. Since her first show in 2011, she has performed with the Thespian Ensemble, Shakespeare EnsembleShakespeare Troupe, and participated in the numerous classes offered throughout the academic year. 

Katie is a recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCUarts) with a BFA in Theatre with a minor in Education.

While at VCU, Katie was selected to serve as Comedy Consultant for the VCU Undergraduate Research Grant Production of Noises Off. As such, she offered assistance in standup comedy, physical comedy, and hosted a Comedy Night Performance for the cast and community. She was the president of VCU’s student theatre, Shafer Alliance Laboratory Theatre and the team captain for the VCU house improv team.

Since graduating, Katie’s been teaching Improv Workshops to undergraduate students at VCU! 

Katie is honored to be a part of the Traveling Players community.