Kathleen Warner Yeates is the Director of Flying Turtle Productions (formerly the Abbey School of Drama). She was trained in the MA program at Villanova University, U.S.A., for Acting and Directing and has worked as a professional actor/singer, director, and writer in theatre and film for over 35 years, working in New York City and throughout the U.S and Ireland.
Kathleen been an acting instructor for over 30 years teaching acting at Penn State University, Villanova University, and other professional training programs. She has directed, performed, and written for Off-Broadway and has had the lead role acting in many independent feature films, shorts and commercials.
As a specialist in ‘Directing Actors for Film‘ she works as a consultant to film directors to enhance actor performances in production. Kathleen has also worked with many Executives delivering ‘Customised Corporate Training‘: focusing on the voice and enhancing presentation skills.
In other related experience, Kathleen has worked in production, marketing and management for companies such as TEAM Educational Theatre Company (Ireland, as Acting General Manager), Disney Theatrical Group (New York), The Baseball Network (New York), Cybersapien Entertainment (New York), Chelsea Playhouse (New York), Studio Film and Tape (New York), and others.