Kate has worked within the circus sector for over 20 years. Starting as an aerialist, she went on to set up Project Go, a social circus initiative running in four urban regeneration areas of Bristol. This project formed the basis of her MA in education. In 2004 she set up Circomedia’s BTEC course, a provision for students aged 16 and over. Kate created, designed and led the course for 13 years, stepping down last year. Kate is now a senior lecturer at Circomedia leading Teacher Training and Narrative modules, she is part of Circomedia’s development team as well as leading on the Bristol activities for Circus 250.