Catie O’Keefe holds a BA in Theatre from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon USA and a Masters in Playwriting from Royal Holloway University of London UK. Her work has been performed in London at the Jerwood Centre, Southwark Theatre, Henley Fringe Festival, The Royal Court Upstairs, Theatre 503 and the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She participated in the Fall 2007 session of the Royal Court’s Young Writers Program and also the 2008 Invitation Class back at the Royal Court. 'The Space Between My Head and My Body' premiered at London’s Theatre 503 and then transferred to the Underbelly Baby Belly 3 in Edinburgh. Her Play 'Deception, Illusion and Nate' has been performed in the US and as part of the Dyssing Monday’s Dyslexic festival in October 2008 and again in the Henley Fringe Festival in July 2009 in the UK. 'Extraction' was produced in March 2010 at the Camden Etc. Theatre and then in June 2011 in New York City with Davenport Theatrical. 'An Apartment with Grace' was one of six winners to be produced for The Louisiana State University Outworks Festival in April 2010. She served as Playwright in residence at New Edgecliff Theatre 2010-2013 of which they produced 'Darker' in the 2011 Cincinnati Fringe Festival, Poe-ssessed in Oct 2011, The Canterville Ghost in Oct 2012 and 'Slow Descent From Heaven'. She wrote and directed 'Welcome Home: The Waddie Welcome Story' at the historical Emery Theatre in May 2012. She is Artistic Director of Shark Eat Muffin Theatre Company, Director of Development at Cleveland Public Theatre and a recipient of the Peggy Ramsay Grant. Her work can be seen in the UK, US and Amsterdam.