Our facilitators are a diverse bunch - many of them are, or have been, professional actors at some point, but we also have teachers, nurses, therapists, lawyers, and many others lending a hand in class. This week's facilitator has the COOLEST day job of any, though...find out more about:
Katherine (Kate) Magon
Birthday: December 13, 1960. I will be 55, the posted speed limit
When you’re not at ABLE, what’s your job?: 737 Captain at American Airlines
Tell us a bit about your performing and/or education background: I graduated from Syracuse University in 1983. Got my first professional show my senior year in the traveling show, "Flashback", wth Syracuse Stage. Member of the Actor's Equity Association, SAG/AFTRA and the Allied Pilots Association.
Do you have a hidden talent? I'm a hell of a bartender.
Between Acting, Singing, and Dancing, what's your favorite way to perform?: I love improv. Got to work with the Groundlings in LA, Second City and many other groups From New York to California.
Who is your favorite actor/performer? Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep, they make it look so easy.
How Long Have You Been With ABLE? This is my first semester.
Favorite ABLE memory?: Watching Marrisa duplicate my mother character reprimanding her son for not cleaning his room. She did a fabulous job! Quick study. I was so proud of her.
What's Your Favorite Dance Party Song? Uptown Funk!