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Katie Mitchell

Katie Mitchell OBE

Cultural Fellow


Katie Mitchell OBE is a Cultural Fellow within King's College London.  

Kate is a Theatre Director. She has been an Associate Director at the RSC, National Theatre and Royal Court Theatre. She was awarded an OBE in 2009 for services to Drama. Recent theatre includes: Reisende auf einem Bein (Schuspielhaus, Hamburg); Happy Days (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Brandstichter Festival: a remounting of five previous productions of Katie’s work (Stadschouwburg, Amsterdam); 2071 (Royal Court); The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic); The Forbidden Zone(Salzburg Festival & Schaubühne, Berlin); A Sorrow Beyond Dreams (Vienna Burgtheater); LungsThe Yellow Wallpaper(Schaubühne, Berlin); Everything Else You Know from the Movies (Schauspielhaus, Hamburg); Say it with FlowersThe Trial of Ubu (Hampstead Theatre); Night Train (Schauspiel, Cologne & Avignon Festival & Theater Treffen), Ten Billion(Royal Court & Avignon Festival); Rings of SaturnWaves (Schauspiel, Cologne); and Hansel & GretelA Woman Killed with Kindness (National Theatre). Recent opera includes: Alcina (Aix en Provence Festival); The Way Back Home(ENO/Young Vic); TrauernachtThe House Taken Over (Aix en Provence Festival); Le Vin Herbe (Staatsoper, Berlin); Written on Skin (Aix en Provence Festival & Royal Opera House); Al Gran Sole Carico D’Amore (Staatsoper, Berlin & Salzburg Festival); Orest (De Nederlandse Opera); Clemency (Royal Opera House). Film and television includes: The Widowing of Mrs HolroydJenufaRough for Theatre 2 and The Turn of the Screw.

Image by Stephen Cummiskey