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 most recently known for playing the role of Karen the Computer on the First National Tour of the Spongebob Musical, directed by Tina Landau and choreography 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!
This summer 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.
Also with Theater at Monmouth, Caitlin worked under the direction of Mathew Arbour in Ken Ludwig's Baskerville a Sherlock Holmes Mystery.
In Greg Banks' adaptation of The Jungle Book, Caitlin worked under the direction of Theater at Monmouth's artistic director, Dawn McAndrews.
After closing "The Yellow Wallpaper", Caitlin took off to tour the country with the national tour of "Elf" under the direction of Sam Scalamoni! She was on the road November through December of 2018, and is happy to be back in NYC.
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.