Catherine and two actresses from the Realize Your Beauty acting troupe: Nicole Ventura and Starr Kirkland.  This was right after a performance at Indwelling feminist conference in NYC, hosted by Endangered Bodies.

Catherine and two actresses from the Realize Your Beauty acting troupe: Nicole Ventura and Starr Kirkland.  This was right after a performance at Indwelling feminist conference in NYC, hosted by Endangered Bodies.

BODY POSITIVITY WORK

Catherine recently partnered with the awesome group Endangered Bodies to create a “change.org” petition to remove the “I feel fat” emoticon from Facebook.  Read  about this movement in Seventeen Magazine,Time, Mary Sue and People Magazine

 

Catherine is the resident playwright for “Realize your Beauty Inc” which does theater workshops for kids to promote positive body image.

Her One Act play for them, "Bloom" is about a losery chick with nill self esteem who gets kicked out of a yoga class and learns to be AWESOME and body POSITIVE!, will start touring to local girl scout troupes and NY public schools fall 2014.

Me and the awesome playwright/actress Hilary Baker at Abingdon Theater's "Blank v. Blank" 10 minute play benefit, we both had short plays in the event!

Me and the awesome playwright/actress Hilary Baker at Abingdon Theater's "Blank v. Blank" 10 minute play benefit, we both had short plays in the event!

Catherine is also an advocate for Women in the Arts.  Here is some of her writing on this topic:

Being Female is Inherent to my work- INTERVIEW FOR Theater Communications Group on Diversity/Inclusion

More to Be Said- women's role in film -ARTICLE for CHANEL/ROW, a blog teared toward minority female artists

"Creating Complex Female Characters"- Howlround