Catherine Gillard - About

"WHAT REMAINS IN THE MIND IS THE STRENGTH AND POIGNANCY OF GILLARD'S PERFORMANCE."

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman, 2013


Catherine is an actress with over 35 years of experience. As well as playing classic roles such as Grusha in The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Madam Ranyevskaya in The Cherry Orchard and Mother Courage she is also an excellent deviser and improviser in the creation of new work.

Originally trained at Sydney Acting School, in Australia, Catherine later spent a year in Paris with the acclaimed theatre teacher, Philippe Gaulier. As co-founder and co-Artistic Director of the Edinburgh based benchtours Catherine performed in close to 50 productions, with shows touring throughout the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, and the US.

Recent work has seen Catherine performing with The Occasion, Blue Apple Theatre, Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre (US), The Traverse, Magnetic North and Art Deco.

Catherine is also a highly experienced workshop leader and teacher having worked on many fully inclusive community theatre projects throughout the UK.


Telephone: 07870 621134
Email: cathgillard@yahoo.co.uk
Spotlight no 7053-8972-7204
Equity member