KATIE PORTER is a native of Omaha, NE and holds a BA in Acting with a minor in musical theatre from the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts. From a young age, Katie performed in several community theatre productions in the Greater Omaha Area. In 2014, Katie was one of 20 finalists in LA's Next Great Stage Star, produced by Michael Sterling & Associates and spent a semester abroad training classically at the British American Drama Academy in London.
Since graduating, Katie has performed on many stages across Southern California and the United States. She most recently was in the National Tour of A Christmas Carol, produced by Nebraska Theatre Caravan. Other favorite credits include: INTO THE WOODS (Domino One Productions), CHILDREN OF EDEN (5-Star Theatricals), KISS ME, KATE (Tustin Area Council for the Fine Arts in collaboration with Chance Theater), and RAGTIME (San Diego Musical Theatre). Katie also originated the role of Stephanie in WEED SHOP THE MUSICAL (Eclectic Company Theatre) which received a reading in NYC following its world premiere in Los Angeles.
As an actress of color, representation of diverse voices in theatre is central to all of Katie's work. She is dedicated to pushing social conversations forward and creating paths for women of color to thrive and tell their own stories!