Katie deBuys (Hermia/Peter Quince) Is thrilled to work with the Folger Theatre and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on this very exciting musical and theatrical collaboration. Katie has previously acted at the Folger as Princess Katherine and the Boy in Henry V, The Duck in The Conference of the Birds, and Lady Lucy in The Gaming Table. Other DC area theatre credits include Seminar at Round House Theatre; Measure for Measure at Shakespeare Theatre Company; and the World Premiere Production of Aaron Posner’s Stupid Fucking Bird, directed by Howard Shalwitz at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, where she also starred in In the Next Room or the vibrator play. Regional credits include Bug (B. Iden Payne Award: Best Actress) and Killer Joe at Capital T Theatre in Austin, Texas and Twelfth Night and Julius Caesar at the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Ms. deBuys received a BS in Theatre from Northwestern University and an MFA in Acting from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and came to reside in DC via Chicago and Austin.
Folger Theatre: Henry V, The Conference of the Birds, The Gaming Table; Shakespeare Theatre Company: Measure for Measure; Round House Theatre: Seminar; Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company: Stupid Fucking Bird (World Premiere), In the Next Room or the vibrator play; Imagination Stage: Aladdin’s Luck.Regional: Capital T Theatre: Bug (B. Iden Payne Award: Best Actress), Killer Joe; Texas Shakespeare Festival: Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar; Hooverville Productions at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival: General Desdemona. Training: MFA, The University of Texas at Austin; BS, Northwestern University.