Actress, Writer, Creator
Catherine Waller is an American performing artist with New Zealand heritage. She trained at Toi Whakaari: NZ National Drama School where she learnt and fell in love with creating her own work, devising theater, and clowning.
She is a company member of Rook Theater based in LA and helped create their ground breaking "Hello, World!"; the first theater production incorporating Virtual Reality and Lecoq based physical theater, and the creator of "The Creeps"; A solo Bouffon (Dark Clown) Show. (Best Actress 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival).
Catherine has taken The Creeps to the Edinburgh, Camden and Amsterdam Fringe Festivals where she received two 4 star reviews and rave reviews, and is heading to the United Solo Festival on Broadway in August-October 2016! That's right, The Creeps is going to Broadway!
She has a supporting role in the upcoming indie film "Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk" directed by Eric Stoltz, set to premiere early 2017.
She is currently writing a short form series with director Alex Plumb, produced by Wallace Media in New Zealand, which film in September of this year. She is collaborating with musician Jaden LaRue and Lead Dancer of Joffrey Ballet Company and Guinness World Record Holder, Fabrice Calmels on an epic stage production set to open September 2017.
Catherine is a passionate story teller and seeks to tell engaging stories that offer visceral experiences for audiences, both in theater and film. In her work, it is her mission to reliably deliver that which makes a difference to humanity.
Catherine is a dual citizen of the United States and New Zealand and holds a valid passport and work visa for both.