Kate Carson-Groner

Performer | Writer | Artist

a deliciously acting, terrifically voiced Kate Carson-Groner...plays both the effervescent Ruth and the bubbling Mabel
— DC Metro Theatre Arts

On Stage

Kate feels fortunate to have worked with some amazing theater companies in Chicago and afar, and is a proud member of the Hypocrites community!

Kate has spent much of her time with the Hypocrites in residency at various regional theaters performing Gilbert & Sullivan.  In the summer of 2016, she played Ruth and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance at Olney Theatre Center, learning banjo for the role and perfecting the art of the quick change. She has also appeared as Barker/Accordionist in The Mikado and Dot Dead-Eye/Sailress Candi in H.M.S. Pinafore at American Repertory Theatre and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

In the spring of 2016, Kate originated the role of Mephistopheles in a new adaptation of Dr. Faustus called Johanna Faustus, also with the Hypocrites.

Fall 2014 and Summer 2015, Kate originated a role in the World Premier and remount of the historic All Our Tragic, adapted and directed by Sean Graney.  

Kate has also worked with The New Colony, The Inconvenience, Bailiwick, Red Theater, Redmoon, and StageLeft, and has improvised at Second City, iO, Storytown, Upstairs Gallery, MCL, The Playground, and The Chicago and Kalamazoo Improv Festivals.

On Screen

Kate is a proud member of SAG/Aftra.

Check out the webseries that Kate co-wrote and starred in, Funemployed!

Carson-Groner, in particular, has this cherubic charm.
— thefourthwalsh.com
Kate as Odd-Job Erdie in  All Our Tragic . 

Kate as Odd-Job Erdie in All Our Tragic