Karen Hill was born in West Bromwich and studied Dance Theatre and Choreography at The Laban Centre for Movement and Dance in SE London.
She worked in Dance Theatre in Education for many years, teaching on behalf of the Norwich Dance Project. She also choreographed and performed with The Backyard Dance Theatre Company before becoming a full-time actor.
Her theatre credits include co-writing and appearing as Marina in The TinaMarinas – Being Gorgeous, Madeleine Carroll in The Wrong Woman, Masha in Three Sisters and Donna in Kvetch. Karen is a founding member of both Black Balloon Theatre Company in Colchester and Firefly, co-writing and performing in their first production,The Three Lives of Anna Tamasian.
She is also the voice of Future Radio in Norwich.