Katie Melby is a bi-coastal theatre and puppetry artist originally haling from South Dakota. She is co-Artistic Director of 3 Sticks, a physical theatre company dedicated to making new work, that she co-founded after graduating from the Lecoq-based London International School of Performing Arts in 2005. Their work has been presented across the US, Canada, and Japan. Her credits include Rite of Spring (Lincoln Center), Sister’s Follies (Abrons Art Center), La Davina Caricatura (La Mama), The Cat Who Went to Heaven (Brooklyn Academy of Music), l’Arbre Enchanté (Fire Island Opera Festival), Firebird (Chilean Tour), American Weather (HERE Arts Center), Cabaret (Barn Arts Collective), The Disappearing Man (Musical Theatre Factory) and numerous productions with Back Room Shakespeare Project. She is also a co-founder of Cloud City, a multi-disciplinary art space in Brooklyn, and a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.