Original NT Fight Director
Kate Waters is one of only two women on the Equity Register of Fight Directors.
For the National Theatre: The Comedy of Errors, One Man, Two Guvnors (also West End), Frankenstein, Season’s Greetings, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Welcome to Thebes, Women Beware Women, and War Horse (also West End).
Recent work includes: Noises Off at the Old Vic & West End; The Duchess of Malfi at the Old Vic; Written on the Skin at Aix en Provence and Royal Opera House 2013 (for Katie Mitchell), Company at Sheffield Crucible; Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 for thePeter Hall Company at Bath Theatre Royal; Richard III, Henry V and Dr Faustus at Shakespeare’s Globe; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ragtime and Lord of the Flies at Regent’s Park; The House of Bernarda Alba at the Almeida; The Homecoming, King Lear and American Trade at the RSC; Our New Girl at the Bush; Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, Private Lives, A View The From Bridge, and As You Like It at Royal Exchange, Manchester; King Lear at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Saved, The Chair Plays, Blasted and Twisted Tales at the Lyric Hammersmith; Communicating Doors and Carmen at Stephen Joseph Scarborough and tour; A View From The Bridge at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; and Great Expectations for ETT and Watford Palace.
Other work includes: Spring Awakening at Lyric, Hammersmith and in the West End; Othello at West Yorkshire Playhouse and Trafalgar Studios; The Pride and Kin at the Royal Court; 1984 at Royal Exchange, Manchester; Peter Pan and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at New Vic, Stoke on Trent; ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Kes at Liverpool Playhouse/Everyman; His Dark Materials at Birmingham Rep; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, As You Like It, and Macbeth at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Peter Pan at The Dukes, Lancaster; How The Other Half Loves and Moonlight & Magnolias at the Stephen Joseph; Rafta, Rafta at Bolton Octagon; A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Peter Hall at The Rose, Kingston; Romeo and Juliet at Theatre of Memory; and many shows for Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, including Hamlet for Jonathan Miller.
She is a regular fight direction for Coronation Street.