Kate Robards is a writer, performer, and an MFA Candidate in Writing at California College of the Arts. Her play, Mandarin Orange, chronicles her journey from small town Orange, Texas to life as an expat in Shanghai, China. It was a featured as a Washington Post “highlight” at Capital Fringe in July 2014. The play made its San Francisco debut in September 2014 at Exit Theatre. She is a Creative Producer for FOGG Theatre and an Associate Producer for The Cutting Ball Theatre, both in San Francisco.