Kate Hammer is our Education Co ordinator and has played several roles at Kelowna Actors Studio (KAS) including , Anne in Anne of Green Gables (2017)-Jane in Mary Poppins (2016) Strawberry in Strawberry Freckleface (2016) and she will be Dorothy in the upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz. She has taken part in over 40 shows at KAS and been a member of the KAS family for 14 years (started when she was 7) She has stage managed-A Christmas Story (2016)-Billy Elliot (2017)-Cabaret (2017) Assistant teacher for KAS from 2012-2017 (5 years) Graduated in January 2018 from Okanagan Mission Secondary School (OKM). She has been to New York in 2014 and travelled to Kenya in May 2018 on a volunteer trip. There she built 2 classrooms for the kids. Danced traditional African dances and sang traditional Kiswahili songs that the kids taught her. Then she backpacked Europe in September 2018 and now she teaches at KAS while going to post secondary to pursue a career in teaching arts. She was most recently the lead instructor for Newsies Jr., and Shrek Jr.