Kate Coates is an improviser, actor, comedy writer and sketch comedian who has trained with Impro Australia, Improv Theatre Sydney, iO and Second City in Chicago. As a company director, teacher and member of the ITS ensemble, she performs regularly at Giant Dwarf. She won the 2015 inaugural ITS Smackdown competition, the 2013 Fresh Cranston Cup, the 2015 Cranston Cup and the 2016 Theatresports Nationals Competition at the Enmore Theatre.