Mary Kate Ashe

Mary Kate Ashe is an inclusive artist, educator, and accessibility designer from Syracuse, NY. While in Chicago, she has worked as a director/AD/ASL translator/accessibility designer/stage manager/whatever else needed to be done for productions such as “You Are Happy” (The Edge Theater), “Little Red Cyrano”(Strawdog Theatre) and “R+J: The Vineyard” (Oracle Theatre & The Den).

She studied Deaf Studies/American Sign Language at Columbia College Chicago and Inclusive Early Childhood Education at Portland State University. She is a board member and facilitator for ABLE Ensemble and on the Accessibility Team for Chicago Humanities Festival. She hopes your day is going well considering and isn’t embarrassed that she said day when she has no way of controlling what time of day you read this.