Catherine Andre is a NYC-based director committed to shaping poetic texts into visceral and immediate live performances. Her work seeks to embolden female characters and interrogate our shared human condition, bringing communities together to see, understand and ultimately transcend difference. As a student at Interlochen Arts Academy, Catherine received the Fine Arts Award for Directing and had her work shown at festivals domestically and abroad. At Princeton University, Catherine received the English Department’s Shakespeare Award, the Mallach Senior Thesis Award and 19 artistic grants for research, workshops and full-scale productions.
Catherine’s recent directing credits include The Recruiting Officer (Farquhar) Mud (Fornés), A Dream Play (Churchill/Strindberg), Macbeth and HAIR (Rado/Ragni). Assisting credits include Peter Pan (Bedlam, dir. Eric Tucker), GURLS (McCarter Theatre Lab, dir. Lileana Blain-Cruz), Elektra and Red Noses (Lewis Center for the Arts). Upcoming projects include As You Like It and the new plays Max Schiller's Dead and Lungfish. She is currently a Visiting Artist at Princeton University and First Stage Artists at the Drama League. More information can be found here: http://dramaleague.org/programs/directors-project/residencies/First-Stage-Residency.