September 26, 2022

Kate Rockwell Biography, Age, Husband, Back To My Roots And Net Worth

Kate Rockwell Biography

Kate Rockwell (Katherine Rockwell Wilfong) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for her work on Broadway and for originating the roles of Skylar in Bring It On: The Musical in 2011 and of Karen Smith in the 2018 musical, Mean Girls, for the latter of which she received Drama Desk Award and Helen Hayes Award nominations.

Kate Rockwell Age | Kate Rockwell Birthday

Kate was born on August 4, 1984 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is 34 years old as of 2018.

Kate Rockwell Family

Kate was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the daughter of  Charles Wilfong and Linda Warner (née Rockwell). She is the eldest of her two younger siblings, Elizabeth (who goes by “Libet”) and William (who goes by “Bear”).

Kate Rockwell College | Kate Rockwell Baldwin Wallace

Kate graduated from Sycamore High School in 2002 and then attended Baldwin Wallace University, earning a BM in musical theatre in 2006.

Kate Rockwell Husband

Kate met actor, Spencer Howard in 2008, when he was preparing Rockwell for her entry into the Legally Blonde national tour as a replacement for an injured performer. They began a relationship in February 2009 .  The couple then married on September 8, 2014 in Marblehead, Massachusetts. They now reside in New York City with their two dogs, Mabel and Bessie.

Kate Rockwell Mean Girls

Kate currently stars as Karen Smith in the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey with music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin, respectively.The show had its world premiere as an out-of-town tryout at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. from October 31, 2017 to December 3, 2017 in which Rockwell originated the role of Karen Smith

Kate Rockwell Legally Blonde

Kate made her Broadway debut as Margot in Legally Blonde on May 15, 2008, replacing original cast member, Haven Burton. She later joined the U.S. national touring production of Legally Blonde as a replacement for the role of Margot.

Kate Rockwell Photos

Kate Rockwell Bring It On

In January 2011 at the Alliance Theatre, Rockwell starred as Skylar in the world premiere of Bring It On: The Musical, loosely based on the 2000 film of the same name.  She remained part of the production through its national tour in 2011 and limited engagement on Broadway from August to December 2012

Kate Rockwell Back To My Roots

Kate  will perform her solo show Back to My Roots at the Loft at City Winery April 22 2019 at 8 PM. The concert is based on her 2018 debut album of the same title.

 Kate announced on March 18, 2019 her upcoming solo concert, Back To My Roots, based off her solo album of the same name, at The Loft at City Winery on April 22 2019.

The show will take her fans back to the “second Golden-Age” of Broadway musicals. Follow Kate back to the shows that inspired her to leave the sane, stable world of “normal” professions behind and follow her passion to the Great White (Blonde) Way. Featuring songs by Cy Coleman, Frank Wildhorn, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, William Finn and more.

Kate Rockwell The Games I Play

The Games I Pray is a song from the Album Back To My Roots. The music was released in 2018.

Kate Rockwell Broadway Credits

Year

Title

Role

Theatre

Director(s)

2018

Mean Girls

Karen Smith

August Wilson Theatre

Casey Nicholaw

2017

Mean Girls

Karen Smith

National Theatre(out-of-town tryout)

Casey Nicholaw

2016

Hollywood

Mabel Normand

La Jolla Playhouse

Christopher Ashley

Carousel

Carrie Pipperidge

Arena Stage

Molly Smith

2015

Beauty and the Beast

Belle

The Muny

Matt Lenz

2014

A Confederacy of Dunces

Darlene

Pearl Studios

David Esbjornson

Tarzan

Jane

The Muny

John Tartaglia

2013

Rock of Ages

Sherrie Christian (replacement)

Helen Hayes Theatre

Kristin Hanggi

2012

Bring It On: The Musical

Skylar

St. James Theatre

Andy Blankenbuehler

The Circus in Winter

Irene

New World Stages

Victoria Bussert

2011

Bring It On: The Musical

Skylar

Alliance Theatre

Andy Blankenbuehler

Bring It On: The Musical

Skylar

U.S. National Tour

Andy Blankenbuehler

2010-11

Hair

Member of the Tribe

U.S. National Tour

Diane Paulus

2010

Hair

Member of the Tribe/Black Boys Trio (replacement)

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Diane Paulus

2009

Factory Girls

Martha

New World Stages

Victoria Bussert

F#@king Up Everything

Juliana

45th Street Theater

Stephen Brackett

2008-10

Legally Blonde

Margot (u.s Elle Woods)

U.S. National Tour

Jerry Mitchell

2008

Legally Blonde

Margot (replacement)

Palace Theatre

Jerry Mitchell

2008

High School Musical 2

Sharpay Evans

North Shore Music Theatre

Barry Ivan

2007-08

Phantom

Christine Daaé

Westchester Broadway Theatre

Tom Polum

2007

Big Tent

Jessica Hahn

New World Stages

Ryan J. Davis

High School Musical

Sharpay Evans

North Shore Music Theatre

Barry Ivan

2006

A Funny Thing Happened on the
Way to the Forum

Philia

Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Victoria Bussert

A Funny Thing Happened on the
Way to the Forum

Philia

Great Lakes Theater

Victoria Bussert

 Kate Rockwell Film

Year

Title

Role

2008

Sex and the City

Twenty-Something Girl #2

2014

Russian Broadway Shut Down

Lesbian

 Kate Rockwell Tv Show

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2007

Grease: You’re the One That I Want!

Herself

3 episodes

2015

Deadbeat

Jen

Episode: “The Ghost of Christmas Presents”

The Battery’s Down

Blonde Girl

Episode: “Reunion”

2018

High Maintenance

Episode: “Globo”

Saturday Night Live

Herself (uncredited)

Episode: “Tina Fey”