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Catherine Ballachey

Job Title: Front of House and Education Services Manager/Artist Liaison
Organization affiliation:

Great Canadian Theatre Company

Location: Ottawa, ON
Member since: 2009

- University of Ottawa, Masters of Arts in Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy (September 2013- December 2016)
- Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Performance Theatre (September 2005-December 2009)


Catherine recently completed her MA in Dramaturgy and Theatre Thoery at the University of Ottawa. She received her BFA in Performance Theatre and French from Simon Fraser University. She has worked with many Vancouver-based companies including Neworld Theatre, Pi Theatre, Electric Company, Canada's National Voice Intensive. She also co-founded a company that continues to produce in Vancouver, Resounding Scream Theatre. She is currently based in Ottawa where she works at the Great Canadian Theatre Company as Front of House and Education Services Manager/Artist Liaison. In Ottawa, she has worked with Odyssey Theatre, the Ottawa Acting Company, and Horseshoes and Handgrenades Theatre. At the University of Ottawa, her research focused on 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, Front of House and Education Services Manager/Artist Liaison
- Board Secretary, LMDA Canada
- The Ottawa Acting Company, Emerging Creators' Unit Head Facilitator
- GCTC, Box Office Assistant
- Odyssey Theatre, Dramaturgy Intern
- University of Ottawa, Research Assistant
- Take a Jump in it Theatre, Dramaturg/Director
- 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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