Caitlin Ort is a New York City based actor, singer, dancer, and director/choreographer originally from Collegeville, Pennsylvania. She is a proud graduate of Ithaca College's BFA Musical Theatre program. She is a firm believer in theater for social change and wants to dedicate her life and career to shedding light on voices and stories that need to be heard.
Caitlin is best known for playing the role of Karen the Computer on the First National Tour of the Spongebob Musical, directed by Tina Landau and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. Along with many other incredible theaters, she had the pleasure to perform at the Forrest Theater in her home town of Philadelphia PA. Link to her interview with the Times Herald below!
Caitlin as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime with Scranton Shakespeare Festival's 10th anniversary season. Directed and Choreographed by LaToya Martin.
HAMLET, directed by Michael Bradshaw Flynn, with Scranton Shakespeare Festival. Pictured above: Guildenstern, Hamlet, and Rosencrantz.
Caitlin as Karen the Computer in the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Spongebob Musical.
Also with Theater at Monmouth, Caitlin worked under the direction of Mathew Arbour in Ken Ludwig's Baskerville a Sherlock Holmes Mystery.
Caitlin had the privilege to work under the direction of Catherine Weidner in The Merry Wives of Windsor as Mistress Ford, with Theater at Monmouth.
In October of 2018, Caitlin made her choreographic and directorial debut with a SOLD OUT run of her new play "The Yellow Wallpaper" at the NYC International Fringe Festival! Based off of the short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper" combines contemporary dance with the classic text to examine toxic masculinity and women's mental health.