Katie Hunter recently graduated from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Theatre and Performance studies with a minor in Cinema and Media Studies, and spent the majority of her time improvising with the 25th Generation of Off Off Campus. Katie grew up in Kansas City, where she performed regionally at the New Theatre, The American Heartland, The Coterie, Starlight, and at Worlds of Fun amusement park with Cedar Fair Entertainment. Katie currently performs in the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. As a playwright, Katie had the privilege of receiving Young Playwright Inc’s Write-A-Play award and the International Thespian Society’s Playworks award. Her plays have been performed Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theater, in Chicago at the American Theater Company, across the US and abroad in Morocco, and have been published in Dramatics magazine. Katie is also an acting and modeling coach with the Chicago branch of the International Performing Arts Academy and travels with their national talent search team.