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Catherine Ballachey

Job Title: Artist Liaison
Organization affiliation:

Great Canadian Theatre Company

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Education:

- University of Ottawa, Masters of Arts in Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy (September 2013-Present)
- Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Performance Theatre (September 2005-December 2009)

Biography:

Catherine is currently completing her MA in Dramaturgy at the University of Ottawa. She received her BFA in Performance Theatre and French from Simon Fraser University. She appeared in several productions at SFU as a performer, such as Durrenmatt’s "The Visit" and Ionesco’s "Rhinoceros". She also worked with many Vancouver-based companies including Leaky Heaven Circus, Neworld Theatre, and Pi Theatre. She has directed a handful of productions, such as "The Troubles" with her company, Resounding Scream Theatre. Her greatest passion lies in writing which she indulges with Resounding Scream. Productions she has written and co-written include "trojan women..." and "Brink: a Farce Tragedy". At the University of Ottawa, she is pursuing research in dramatic adaptation of a literary text.

Areas of Expertise:

Dramaturgy, Directing, Producing, Playwriting, Performing, Outreach, Administration, Stage Management

Languages Spoken:

English, French

Recent Work:

- GCTC, Box Office Assistant
- University of Ottawa, Research Assistant
- Take a Jump in it Theatre, Dramaturg
- Various positions in Vancouver theatre including:
-Pi Theatre as the Administrative Intern, Outreach Coordinator and Interim General Manager
- Canada’s National Voice Intensive as the Administrative Assistant
- Simon Fraser University Cultural Unit as Front of House Manager
- Raven Spirit Dance and Pacific Theatre as Stage Manager
- Resounding Scream Theatre as Co-founder and Co-producer

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