Katie McCann is a writer, actor, and director based in Dublin. She has a BA in English from UCD and graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2013. She has appeared in numerous productions on both stage and screen including Windows 21 (Fighting Words at The Abbey Theatre), Vikings (The History Channel), Brontë (Illustrated Productions) and TRYST (Sickle Moon Productions. She has written six plays to date, including her play Cirque des Rêves which was published by Stinging Fly Press in 2019. She wrote three episodes of the RTE and Tailored Films children’s show Ace My Space which aired in November 2020. In 2021 Katie was accepted onto the Bewley’s Cafe Theatre New Writing Venture Percolate and is a recipient of the Actor as Creator Scheme from Bow Street and Screen Ireland which funded her first short film Darkey Kelly which premiered at the Cork International Film Festival 2021.