Kate Jopson is the incoming Artistic Director for Circle X Theatre Co.
In the spring of 2014, she was selected as one of National Arts Strategy’s Creative Community Fellows to develop arts-engagement strategies in her rural hometown. Directing Credits Include: A Willow Grows Aslant (La Jolla Playhouse—Without Walls Fest.), A Doll House, Casagemas, Elizabeth I, Cry Old Kingdom (UCSD), The Hanging Odes (Theater Pub), Jesus, She Said (Marin Fringe Festival: Critic’s Choice, Best Director), Speak Roughly (Bay One Acts), Entangled Plays (Flying Island Theater). Assistant Directing Credits: Danton’s Death (Gabor Tompa: Seoul Arts Center, South Korea), Sideways (Des McAnuff: La Jolla Playhouse), A Christmas Carol (Domenique Lozano: A.C.T), Pastures of Heaven (Jonathan Moscone: CalShakes) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aaron Posner: CalShakes), Lily’s Revenge (Erika Chong-Shuch: The Magic Theatre), Happy Days (Andrei Belgrader: Boston Court). Kate was formerly Associate Artistic Director of the all-female Shakespeare company Woman’s Will in the Bay Area. She holds a B.A in Middle Eastern Anthropology from UC Berkeley and an M.F.A in Directing from UC San Diego.