Katie Rushing- Writer/Actor/Director/Producer
Katie Rushing is the Writer/Director/Producer and plays the title role of Maggie Sabey in ‘Wake Up, Mama’ and ‘Wake Up, Mama- A Pregnant Pause.’ The show debuted to audiences in Houston, Texas, at the Firefly Studio Theater at Ecclesia to sold out audiences in October, 2015.
Katie dove head first into the Texas music scene in 2005. A singer/songwriter by nature, Katie wrote, co-produced and recorded her first solo album in 2006. She was selected to showcase at SXSW and was voted Best Female Vocalist by the Houston Press in 2007 & 2008. Her band was also voted Best Folk/Americana those same years. She collaborated with her band on her second album, ‘The Old States.’
Katie is a graduate of University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, BFA Acting. Regional Theater credits include: I Hate Hamlet & A Trip to Bountiful, at Human Race Theater. TV/Film credits include appearances on ‘My Name is Earl’ and Feature Film ‘Puncture’. Additionally, Katie is a 200-RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) and holds her certification as a Baptiste Kids Yoga Teacher. She is also real life Mama to Radley (4) and Willie (2.5), and one on the way! She is married to Davis Rushing, her production partner in Rushing Productions and partner on stage as well. Her boys inspire her daily.