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Kathleen Wise is an actress, writer and director. She has played leading roles in the independent feature films Ironwood, Historias del Canal, Antidote, and 4 Nights in the Hamptons. Other film and TV credits include: Hulu’s The Path, Unforgettable, She’s Lost Control, Palimpsest (Sundance 2013), and several web series including Wildcats! and F to 7th.  Regional and NYC theater credits include: Grounded (Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati), Dancing Lessons (Penguin Rep), The Winslow Boy (Rep Theatre of St. Louis), Talley’s Folly (Merrimack Rep), Julius Caesar (Acting Company/Guthrie Theater), Vinegar Tom (Potomac Theatre Project), A Christmas Carol (Cincinnati Playhouse), Diary of Anne Frank (Pioneer/Indiana Rep), Murder on the Nile (Dorset Theater Festival), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum). She recently directed a short film, Sanctuary, and her feature screenplay A Round Tuit was short listed for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Kathleen earned her MFA at NYU Grad Acting, and her BA at Sarah Lawrence College, during which time she spent a year abroad studying dance in Paris and West African dance and art in Senegal.  She is also a visual artist, singer, cellist, and travel junkie.