Katie Blackwell currently works in theatre and production as a director and singer. She recently graduated with a Master’s from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, having previously graduated from Cardiff University with a BA in Music and History. Katie worked with Creation Theatre in Oxford as their education administrator, and now works as Oxford Opera's Director of Education and Outreach. Recent production credits include Assistant and Directing work with: Oxford Opera, Diva Opera, Opera Anywhere, Opera in a Box, Cardiff Opera. She is a co-founder of All Aboard Opera!, a new operatic initiative dedicated to innovation in opera performance.