Kate Fisher (B.S. Northwestern University) is a singing actress and teacher whose career spans leading roles on Broadway, in national tours, regional theatre, symphony orchestras, commercials, and voiceovers. Kate played the role of Cosette in Les Miserables both on Broadway and with its national tour. She had the honor to originate the role of Jo March in the First National Tour of the Broadway musical Little Women. Kate has received multiple award nominations and some favorite roles include Anna Leonowens, The King and I (North Shore Music Theatre, *IRNE nomination); Abigail Adams, 1776 (Ford’s); Eliza Doolittle, My Fair Lady (Arizona Theatre Co., *AriZoni nom.); Marian Paroo, The Music Man (Kansas City Starlight); Maria Von Trapp, The Sound of Music (North Carolina Theatre Co.); Emma Carew, Jekyll and Hyde (Arvada Center, *Ovation nom.) and Bathsheba Everdene, Far From the Madding Crowd (NYMF). She has been a leading soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Ravinia, Birdland, & Joe’s Pub. Kate has done numerous national commercials and singing and voiceover work in animated film. During her career, she has costarred opposite the likes of Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander, Lea Salonga, Lorenzo Lamas, Maureen McGovern, Brooks Ashmanskas and Jim Walton. Kate has had the privilege to work with Broadway directors Trevor Nunn, John Caird, Susan H. Schulman, Christopher Ashley and Dan Knechtges. Additionally, Kate has worked with composers William Finn, Richard Maltby, Charles Strouse, Andrew Gerle, Jason Howland and Carner & Gregor. She has sung under the batons of conductors Zubin Mehta, Jack Everly, and Michael Krajewski. Kate is a member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.
In addition to her performance work, Kate currently teaches at Catholic University of America in its Musical Theatre area as well as at the Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts. She maintains a private voice studio in the DC area and has taught master classes at several universities. Kate is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in acting and a minor in musical theatre.