Katie Kerr was born in 1988 in Windsor, Ontario, where she was also raised. She was a top-10 finalist in CBC-TV’s How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?, a nationwide search for the lead of a production of The Sound of Music in 2008.
Kerr portrayed Diana Barry in the 2010 season of Anne of Green Gables – The Musical and repeated the role in 2012. She was later cast as Anne Shirley and played the part for two seasons (2013–2014). In 2015, she portrayed Miss Stacy and Mrs. Gillis. Kerr is returning to play Diana Barry, the first character she portrayed, in the upcoming 2016 season of the musical.
Kerr teaches Drama Studies in the SoPA program at Holland College.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Katie Kerr was the 16th actress who portrayed Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables – The Musical.
- Kerr has played Diana Barry alongside three different Annes - Jennifer Toulmin (2010), Tess Benger (2012) and Jessica Gallant (2016).
- Both Katie Kerr and Jessica Gallant formerly played Diana Barry and then they were cast as the lead character, Anne Shirley.
- Both Katie Kerr and Chilina Kennedy portrayed Anne Shirley and later returned to play Miss Stacy - Kennedy in 2013 and Kerr in 2015.
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|Actresses who portrayed Diana Barry|
| Laurie Lovelle · Gertrude Messinger · Phyllis Shumway · Margaret Griffin · Lise Lasalle · Jan Francis · Schuyler Grant|
Piyumi Gamage · Buddhika Wimalasekara · May Walker · Ravyn Hohneke · Nasya Brotherson · Jutta Majava
Jessica Vargas · Julia Lalonde · Dalila Bela
| Rosamund Barnes · Rita Staines · Katka Minichová · Gara Takashima · Agnieszka Kwaśniak · Grażyna Marzec|
Joanne MacInnes · Emily Hampshire · Rebecca Peters · Tara Lipinski · Uschi Hugo
| Marylyn Stuart · Susan Anderson · Glenda Landry · Mari Trainor · Deborah Templeton · Liz Gilroy · Lisa Rubin · Sarah Daurie|
Brenley Charkow · Heidi Ford · Lisa Lennox · Sarah Sheps · Natalie Daradich · Alison Smyth · Kathryn Ballantine
Alanna Chisholm · Brittany Banks · Katie Kerr · Jessica Gallant · Brieonna Locche · Jessie Cox · Alessia Lupiano
|Actresses who portrayed Muriel Stacy|
|Sharon Acker · Kate Beswick · Marilyn Lightstone · Jackie Seplon · Natalie Lisinska|
|Hiroko Suzuki · Rita Engelmann|
| Liane Marshall · Judy Armstrong · Betty Phillips · Roma Hearn · Joan Krasevich · Cleone Duncan · Christine Chandler|
Sharry Flett · Wanda Cannon · Donna Fletcher · Julain Molnar · Marlene Handrahan · Leah Oster · Catherine O'Brien
Lindsay Croxall · Lisa Kisch · Chilina Kennedy · Katie Kerr · Josée Boudreau