Katie Swan graduated from Federation University’s Arts Academy with a Bachelor in Music Theatre, and has spent the last five years dreaming, creating, writing and performing as both a visual and performing artist. Passionate about writing and supporting new Australian theatre, Katie is one half of composing duo: ‘Forrester & Swan’. Their songs have been showcased across Australia and their shows include “Join the Dots” (2015), A “New Summer” (2016), “Heart Songs” (2020), “Grown” (2021) and “Glitter and Be” (2021). Their music is also featured in the AMEB Music Theatre syllabus.
Since 2017, Katie has performed around Australia with her stage crush, Emma Dean, as a backing vocalist (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart—Festival of Voices, Edinburgh Fringe and Woodford Folk Festival).
Katie believes in individuality and creative freedom through every medium, impassioned to champion and teach young performing artists. Her directorial credits include “John and Jen”, “April’s Fool” and “The Laramie Project”.
Katie works as a singing and acting teacher in her private studio and through Fame Theatre Company. She is currently completing her Ma. Music at the QLD Conservatorium of Music.