Kate Rice studied acting at VCA, playwriting at NIDA and writing for short film at AFTRS. She has been commissioned by Deckchair Theatre Company, Agelink Theatre Company, Black Swan’s HotBed program, Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Darwin Theatre Company, Darwin High School and Corrugated Iron Youth Arts.
Her play The Dead Zone won an AWGIE in the Theatre For Young Audiences category in 2006. The Mozart Faction won the Blue Room People’s Choice award in 2007 and Apocalypse Perth was shortlisted for the Blue Room Best Production award in 2008.
Kate's half-hour television comedy In the Swim was produced by SBS Independent in 2001 and she wrote for the children’s television series Trapped and Trapped 11 – Castaway (2008-09).
Kate was awarded the position of Writer-In-Residence at Deckchair Theatre Company in 2010. She is currently Artist-In-Residence writing a commissioned play for Performance Studies students at Curtin University.