Kate Lumpkin is in the business of making dreams come true. She is a Casting and Creative Director, PR & Marketing specialist, and career coach. She truly believes in the power of storytelling, kindness, and that you can become the leading character of your own life. 

Kate is currently a Casting Director with her own company, the Resident Casting Director at the Musical Theatre Factory, and the US & Canadian Casting Associate for Celebrity Cruises. Previously, she has been associated with FOX East Coast Casting, Michael Cassara Casting and Jessica Daniels Casting. Collectively, as a casting professional, she has worked on over 40 TV/Film productions and 50 theatrical productions in New York and across the country including shows at The Denver Theatre Center, NAMT, NYMF, The York Theatre, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Engeman Theatre, the National Asian Artists Project, The Astoria Performing Arts Center and many others. In addition to teaching workshops in New York and at numerous Colleges and Universities, she also works privately with clients on branding, image styling, and career mapping.

In addition to casting and coaching, some of her life adventures have led her to work as the VP of Marketing and PR for a major private consulting firm, spend time working at an elementary school in Tanzania, tour the country as a singing "dirty dog," work in development for National Geographic, and be a brand ambassador for numerous high end clothing and lifestyle companies. 

When she is not working, Kate is an avid traveler, lover of iced-coffee, and can often be found in her garden or watching BBC Sherlock on repeat.