Kate Hewlett is a writer, actor and songwriter who splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to her role as Co-Executive Producer and writer on the hit drama series Backstage (Disney/Family Channel), Kate’s TV writing credits include: The L.A. Complex, Seed, InSecurity and the development room for the Coronation Street spin-off, Turning Point. Kate’s stage play, The Swearing Jar, was nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award, and the film adaptation (shooting in Spring 2018) was a prizewinner at the Harold Greenberg Screenplay Competition. Kate wrote and acted in the acclaimed BravoFACT She Said Lenny, which received the Worldwide Short Film Festival’s screenplay award and a spot on Bravo’s Top Ten Short Films. Kate is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Queen’s University, the Tarragon Playwrights’ Unit and the Canadian Film Centre’s Prime Time Television Program.