Kate Lambert is an actress, improviser, and writer currently living in Chicago, Illinois. For her undergraduate degree, Kate attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While there, she was nominated for an Irene Ryan Award for excellence in acting and received the departmental award for Best Actress.
Kate studied abroad in London through Boston University and took a class under Michael Billington, Britain's longest serving theatre critic, head theatre critic for The Guardian, and renowned Harold Pinter biographer. She graduated with her B.A. in Theatre. After graduation, Kate moved back to Chicago where she has taken many improv and acting classes including European Repertory's Chekhov Master Class and Solo Improvisation. She is a graduate of Second City's Improv Conservatory and Musical Improv Program and iO's (formerly Improv Olympic) improvisation program.
She is an understudy for Sky's the Limit (Weather Permitting) on The Second City's e.t.c. Stage and for The Second City Touring Company. She previously toured with The Second City aboard Norwegian Cruise Line. She has performed at numerous venues throughout Chicago including: Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, Congress Theatre, Gorilla Tango, iO, Oracle Theatre, Playground Theater, The Second City, Strawdog Theatre, Stage 773, and Studio BE. She has also performed at various theatres and festivals across the country including iO West in Los Angeles and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC. Kate is a member of the sketch group Cell Camp, and performs at iO with the improv groups The Katydids, Rick, Virgin Daiquiri, and guest improvises with Whirled News Tonight and The Deltones. She continues to appear in new productions and short films regularly, so check back often for updates.
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