Cathy Walsh 

Cathy Walsh is a dance artist and lighting technician based in Berlin. She has a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies from University College Cork, an MA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and a diploma in Ensemble Performance Practice from Queen’s University Belfast.
Her practice is defined by a desire to create interactive experiences, blurring the distinction between performer and audience, inviting them to participate in creating an intimate exchange together. Her work is provocative and entertaining, combining dance, improvisation and playful conversation, with the body as the driving force.
Her work has been presented in Berlin at Dock 11, nGbK, and FELD Theater; Dansehallerne Copenhagen; Zodiak Helsinki; Seoul Performing Arts Festival; and at Dance Limerick, Firkin Crane Cork, Project Arts Centre in Ireland.
She works regularly with artists Cécile Bally, Meagan O’ Shea, Kareth Schaffer, and Tino Sehgal, and has improvised on stage with Bobby McFerrin.She has been supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin, the Berlin Senat, Neustart Kultur, An Chomhairle Ealaíon, Cork City Council, and Culture Ireland.

Collaborators: Nicole Nigro and Coila Leah Enderstein