Originally from Belfast, Cathy is now a Dublin based MAM. She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama School in London. Work in the UK includes seasons at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Royal National Theatre (RNT), Manchester Royal Exchange, Cheek by Jowl and the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square (with Force of Change and The Weir) in the West End. In Dublin she has been a regular at both the Abbey Theatre‘s main stage and Peacock theatre (in productions of As the Beast Sleeps, Trojan Women and Tarry Flynn). She most recently performed in Wayne Jordan’s production of Anna Karenina at the Abbey Nov ’16 – Jan ’17.
Other work includes; Rough Magic Theatre company’s production of Arthur Riordan’s Improbable Frequency which played in Dublin, Edinburgh and New York. She has performed at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast and at the MAC, is a member of Smashing Times Theatre Company and performed the one-woman show, Thou Shalt not Kill which toured nationwide. Cathy has been involved in a wide range of TV, radio and film work including Radio 4 and RTÉ dramas. Her work includes BBC drama Murphy’s Law, Pumpgirl and On Home Ground. Latest TV work includes The Fall, Vikings and Scup.
Cathy also enjoys singing and regularly performs in a band with her brother Andy White.
Cathy is a facilitator in drama, musicality, poetry and art having worked widely with TEAM (Theatre in Education) and the brain injury organisation HEADWAY. She is currently working on projects for Calypso Theatre Company and the Abbey Theatre’s Outreach Department. She is a proud member of MAM and mother of two boys.
|Vikings||Queen Aelle||World 2000 Entertainment and Take 5 Productions
Ken Girotti, Kari Skogland
|The Fall (series 3)||Nurse Nixon||BBC
Carol Moore (Scanlan)
|Murphy's Law||Gillian Armstrong||BBC
|Snakes and Ladders||Orla||Livia Films
Trish Mc Adam
|Anna Karenina||Lydia and ensemble||Abbey Theatre
|Thou Shalt Not Kill||Alice||Smashing Times on national tour
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
|Elevator||Housekeeper||Project Arts Centre
|Improbable Frequency||Agent Green and ensemble||Abbey Theatre and Edinburgh and NYC
|The Civilisation Game||Amanda||Lyric Theatre, Belfast
|Words of Advice for Young People||Clara||Project Arts Centre
|The Barbaric Comedies||Pichona and ensemble||Abbey Theatre
|Force of Change||Caroline||Royal Court Theatre
|The Weir||Valerie||Royal Court @ West End
|As the Beast Sleeps||Sandra||Peacock Theatre (Abbey)
|Absurd Person Singular and Julius Caesar||Eva & Portia||Royal Exchange Manchester
|Trojan Women||Hecuba||Abbey Theatre
|Last Days of Don Juan||Aminta||RSC
|Two Shakespearean Actors||Miss Burton||RSC
|Bright and Bold Design||Grace||RSC
|Lady Betty||Night||Cheek by Jowl Theatre
|Guildhall School of Music and Drama||London||Full time professional training, Gold Medal award winner|
|UCD and Smashing Times Theatre||Dublin||Diploma in Drama Facilitation|
|FETAC||Dublin||Level 6 Community Arts and Childcare|
- Experienced Radio and Voiceover Artist including featured dramas on BBC Radio 4 and RTÉ.
- Trained Singer (Alto).
- As part of her Guildhall training she was taught by voice specialists Cicely Berry and Patsy Rodenberg as part of RSC and Guildhall.
- Workshops with Augusto Boal, Cardboard Citizens, Theatre de Complicité and Fabulous Beast Dance Company.
Very proud to introduce our newest member, the marvellous and supremely talented Cathy White! Cathy has had a wonderful career to date and has worked for some of the most highly regarded theatres and companies in the world. Following her recent move to Dublin, we are delighted she decided to join our team! Welcome Cathy! […]