Read more about Kathleen as:
- Directing Actors for Film – Specialist
- Corporate Trainer
Kathleen Warner Yeates most recent news here:
Appeared on stage January 6th, 2023 on stage at the Abbey Theatre for the 24-hour plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre, playing The Toothfairy in an original one act play “AGM with Them.”
“The Letters” feature film by Robbie Walsh will be screening in New York City January 26th, 2023 as part of the #Origin1stIrishTheatreFestival. Kathleen plays one of the lead roles in this film.
Appeared in “Stables” short film at the Galway Film Fleadh in July.
Playing the lead role in feature film “Where We Left It” , by Ronika Merl and directed by Jason Fergus Forde to be released in 2023.
Playing leading role in the short film “Wishing” coming to market in 2023.
Re-voiced the leading role of La Perichole in the 2022 re-release of the feature film with Robert Deniro, Kathy Bates, F. Murray Abrahmson, Harvey Keitel and Gabrial Byrne in The Bridge on San Luie Rey – Remastered.
Directed two critically acclaimed productions in 2022 for AboutFACE Theatre Company performed at the Smock Alley Theatre mainstage. Looking at the Sun (world premiere) and Orson Welles Christmas Carol.
February 7th, 2022 on RTE One TV series as a drama facilitator working with refugees in The Changemakers, with the Sorgente Project. Watch here on RTE Player
February 20th, 2022 performed in theatre as Smock Alley Seen + Heard Festival of new work in the Devil Himself with @AboutFACE Theatre.
Watch the IFTA, Irish Film and Television, discussion with director, producer and cast in The Letters feature film that Kathleen has a leading role in. Watch the IFTA interviews on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv1Qkm6e4vA
Watch the John Connors Acting Academy on RTE One, Episode #1 where Kathleen is an acting coach for the actors in training. Watch here: https://www.rte.ie/player/series/john-connors-acting-academy/SI0000011960?epguid=IP000065683
Recently performed in 2021 in The Letters (feature film released 2021), Dublin in a Rainstorm (theatre) and John Connors Acting Academy (TV) here: When it Rains it Pours!
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 works 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 facilitator 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, TV programs, short films, voice-overs 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.
GENERAL PRESS ABOUT KATHLEEN (A LOT MORE BEING ADDED HERE SOON!):
Sunday Mail, Michael Moffet interview for Show of the Week Dublin in a Rainstorm: KathleenArticle Oct2021 SundayMail Press
As Director of Looking at the Sun with Women in Film and Television: https://wft.ie/wft-members-anna-nugent-and-kathleen-warner-yeates-looking-at-the-sun-world-premiere/
RTÉ Radio One, The Business Show, interview about storytelling in Corporate Presentation: https://www.rte.ie/radio/podcasts/21948269-storytelling-in-business/
Print Interview with Stage.Co.UK : Dublin’s Flying Turtle Productions Director Interview
Radio interview on The Arts Show, with Robbie Kane, on Near FM Ireland about acting in feature film The Letters: https://www.mixcloud.com/robbiekane3/actress-kathleen-warner-yeates-on-the-arts-show-on-nearfm/?fbclid=IwAR2btHIIsw8xezG3W141vOIwUERKZ0X63wA_5W_T6O1eiKf3ksxsmGEPpIQ
Near TV Video Interview about Actor Training: http://neartv.ie/culture-night-live-2019-flying-turtle-productions/