Kathryn Byrne holds an MFA in Drama from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BA degree in Theatre Arts. She trained as an actress, director and teacher at the Dallas Theater Center where she studied with Paul Baker and Robert Wilson. Kathy has previously been a member of both professional unions: Actors Equity and Screen Actor’s Guild. She has experience performing in commercials, films, and in regional theaters in New York, Texas, Kentucky, and Florida. Some of her favorite roles include: Elsa in The Road to Mecca, Elvira in Blyth Spirit, Elmire in Tartuffe, Alma in Bus Stop, Ruth in The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the Moon Marigold’s, Yenta (and Tzietel at a younger age) in Fiddler on the Roof and “Betty” in the Foreigner. While in Gainesville, Ms Byrne taught and directed at The University of Florida, Santa Fe College, and The Performing Arts Center at P.K. Yonge. She is currently directing at Actors' Warehouse in Gainesville.