Cathy White

Cathy White

Playing Age: 45 - 55

Height: 5' 8''

Hair: Brown, Mid-Length

Eyes: Grey / Green



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 BBC 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 is a trained professional singer and regularly performs in a band with her brother Andy White.

Cathy has worked on voiceover campaigns for Bord Fáilte,, MCD and Rathdowney Shopping outlet.

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
Allan Cubitt
Scúp Rebecca TG4/BBC
Declan Recks
Pumpgirl Sandra PG Productions
Carol Moore (Scanlan)
Perfect Sonia ITV
John Stapleton
Murphy's Law Gillian Armstrong BBC
Peter Lydon
Snakes and Ladders Orla Livia Films
Trish Mc Adam
Grushko Sasha Skorabogadich BBC
Tony Smith


Anna Karenina Lydia and ensemble Abbey Theatre
Wayne Jordan
Thou Shalt Not Kill Alice Smashing Times on national tour
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
Elevator Housekeeper Project Arts Centre
Wayne Jordan
Improbable Frequency Agent Green and ensemble Abbey Theatre and Edinburgh and NYC
Lynne Parker
The Civilisation Game Amanda Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Tom Loane
Words of Advice for Young People Clara Project Arts Centre
Philip Howard
The Barbaric Comedies Pichona and ensemble Abbey Theatre
Calixto Bieito
Force of Change Caroline Royal Court Theatre
Robert Delamere
The Weir Valerie Royal Court @ West End
Ian Rickson
As the Beast Sleeps Sandra Peacock Theatre (Abbey)
Conall Morrison
Absurd Person Singular and Julius Caesar Eva & Portia Royal Exchange Manchester
Bob Maxwell
Trojan Women Hecuba Abbey Theatre
Lynne Parker
Last Days of Don Juan Aminta RSC
Danny Boyle
Two Shakespearean Actors Miss Burton RSC
Roger Michell
Bright and Bold Design Grace RSC
Bill Alexander
Lady Betty Night Cheek by Jowl Theatre
Declan Donnellan


Ballylenon Josie Eoin O'Callaghan for BBC Radio 4
I Can See Clearly Now Cast Eoin O'Callaghan for BBC Radio 4
The Gaining of Wisdom Cast Eoin O'Callaghan for BBC Radio 4


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.
  • Professional 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.

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Cathy White joins the fold!

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! […]

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