A close-up headshot of Katie, wearing a dark red sweater, smiling to the camera.

Katie Grant

Writer, Producer, Director

KATIE GRANT (she/her) is a writer and director. Her most recent works include Upheave into a Slidecase, The Haze in Which My Car Weaves Through,  my arms are open, open, open, but where are you..., and Laced Up with a Stitched on Smile. Katie is most drawn to creating work that boldly pushes thinking, validates isolating feelings, and marries a fragile, yet quiet intersection between humor and emotion.

 

Her work is currently being developed by EST/LA New West and the Ignite Project, among others. Katie has also worked as an assistant director on theatre productions and workshops at La Jolla Playhouse and Roundabout Theatre Company, and is a teaching artist at La Jolla Playhouse. Her photography was featured in The Hollywood Reporter in an article about Tandem Pictures' push for sustainability. She recently graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & Television and a triple minor in business, producing, and computer science.

 

While at NYU, Katie founded a festival dedicated to creating a celebratory space for art, inclusion, and empathy. Over the past five years, the festival has been the home for showcasing work for hundreds of emerging artists. 

 

In her free time, Katie can be found playing with her dog, Fluffy.