LipStik Indie Reviews is all about Indie Artists. If you are a singer, band, spoken word artist, comic book creator, writer (from zines to novels), have an ezine or online DIY store, you should be reviewed by us. We’ve all been in your shoes and know it is important for the world to know about you. Check out our submissions page if you want us to review you.
Cathy (Cate) McKim
Cate is a graduate of York University (Visual Arts) and George Brown Theatre School (Acting), a published short story writer, and an associate member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. She
wrote the coming out scenes for She Never Bought Me an Easy-Bake Oven (Madrigal Theatre/Easy-Bake Collective, 2002), then went on to write The Girls Do Brunch (New Ideas Festival, 2006) – the
expanded version was presented as a reading at Alumnae Theatre during Nuit Blanche, 2006 – and her one-woman show Being Cecil Graham (New Ideas 2008 & Slaw Festival 2008). Selected acting
credits include An Appearance of Jack & Spider (New Ideas, 2003), Celebrity (New Ideas, 2004) and The View from Here (Toronto Fringe, 2004), Cecil Graham as a trouser role in Lady Windermere’s
Fan (Alumnae Theatre, 2007) and an oncology nurse in Wit (Alumnae, 2008). She spent nine years working as a volunteer member at Alumnae Theatre Company, where (among other things) she wrote a column for the company’s newsletter and was the company blogger. She now writes her own media, arts and culture blog: http://lifewithmorecowbell.wordpress.com/ A storyteller, culture
vulture and enthusiastic people-watcher, she lives in Toronto.