Kate Lumpkin truly believes in the power of storytelling, kindness, and that you can become the leading character of your own life. 

She is the Founder of and lead Casting Director at Kate Lumpkin Casting. Previously, she has been associated with FOX East Coast Casting, Jessica Daniels Casting, and Michael Cassara Casting. Collectively, as a casting professional, she has worked on over 40 TV/Film productions and 80 theatrical productions in New York and across the country including shows at The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The A.R.T, The Kennedy Center, and many others. In addition to teaching workshops in New York and at numerous Colleges and Universities, she is also a private coach to clients all around the world and the Head of Education for The Broadway Collective.

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.