Kay directs and teaches at Stanford University’s drama department, Continuing Studies Program and Graduate School of Business. She has also created and directed training programs for Stanford’s School of Medicine and co-teaches a program for the symbolic systems department in the development of facial recognition for the treatment of autism. Kay is an M.F.A. graduate of American Conservatory Theater, where she taught acting and directed student projects as a core faculty member of A.C.T.’s Advanced Training Program. Kay has acted in many Bay Area and regional theaters, including A.C.T., the Magic Theatre, the San Francisco and California Shakespeare Festivals, and Stanford Summer Theatre. She has additional credits in voice-over, film and television, and performs throughout the Bay Area with her music ensemble Black Olive Jazz.