Kate Murphy has extensive experience in animation, voice over and voice direction, voicing feature films, television series and web series with over 50 million views. Since earning her Bachelor of Theatre Arts (Acting) from USQ, Kate has voiced characters for the iconic Sesame Street, and was lead voice actor portraying more than 20 characters in the globally popular web-series Shopkins, before voicing three Shopkins feature films, Chef Club (2016), World Vacation (2017) and Wild (2018).
Kate has also voiced characters for National Geographic’s You’re Called What (2018), feature film, The Wishmas Tree (2020), ABC’s The Strange Chores (late 2019) and web series Crafty Kingdom. She was also Voice Director for 52 episodes of Space Chickens in Space (Nine Network). Kate has a unique and varied skillset, from earning a scholarship to study improvisation and sketch comedy writing at world renowned The Second City in Chicago to training and performing with Butoh icons Dairakudakan in Hakuba, Japan.
Onstage, Kate has performed in numerous productions, including SMACK (2017), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2011), Oh the Humanity (2013) and Life Etc. (2012), as well as on tour with the Queensland Arts Council (2009).
She has also taught and directed many productions at the University of Southern Queensland, including The Winter’s Tale and Much Ado About Nothing as part of the Shakespeare in the Park Festival, along with The Cherry Orchard and Girls Like That.