Catherine J Russell
Equity Status: Full
Catherine will be appearing as the principal role in two productions by Malaprop Theatre Company in this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Blackcatfishmusketeer and spirit-of-the-fringe award winning Love+ will run every night for the month of August 2017 in Summerhall Theatre.
She recently completed her BA (Hons) in Drama from the University of Wolverhampton, for which she received 1st class honours and Student of the Year Award. Recent Dublin productions include Blackcatfishmusketeer by Malaprop theatre company, Tiny Plays at Draiocht, and Enjoy (Rough Magic Seeds) at the Project Arts Centre. Prior to that Catherine was a core member and devisor with the London-based Theo Adams Company. This is an award-winning theatre ensemble who has toured worldwide with their productions of Cry Out, Entertainment and Tonight is Forever, since 2009. In 2012, they were invited to undertake the prestigious Robert Wilson Residency in the Watermill Centre, NY. Their documentary 'Performance' was screened in ICA Philadelphia, Berkeley Art Museum, California and PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York. She has modelled for editorials in W Magazine, i-D Magazine, Ponystep Magazine and Dazed and Confused. She has performed her live art in London art galleries (Tate Britain, ICA, House Gallery, Union Gallery) and underground performance platforms (Shunt, Eat Your Heart Out).