Kathleen holds an MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York, and is a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio. She appeared in a recurring role on the Australian hit primetime TV show The Strip, has featured in television and online commercials (in both the US and Australia) for brands such as Adidas, Cognizant and Subway, and has a broad NY theatre repertoire (including the lead in a number of original works, Helena in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for The Drilling Company, and “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” directed by Estelle Parsons). She has improv training from The PIT in New York, a background as a dance teacher, and is proficient in Southern US, British RP, Irish and Australian accents.
Kathleen's short film "Welcome to New York" is currently a finalist in the Melbourne International Film Festival short film division - VOTE BEFORE JULY 21!
Check out Kathleen's reel.
Kathleen will be starring as Olivia in Twelfth Night for the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in Bryant Park summer season on July 28-30 - check out the Byrant Park website and PRESS for details.
Kathleen is Nicole in Lost And... - coming this year!
Kathleen is Reagan in Binge - to be released online very soon!
Reviews: "(Kathleen Simmonds) won my heart, with Simmonds being my favorite star of the evening" (On Stage Blog). Check out PRESS for more details...
Kathleen is currently appearing in Franck Bohbot's I Am An Actor series.