Cathy Marston Choreographer

Cathy Marston is a choreographer, artistic director and Clore Cultural Leadership Fellow. She was previously Director of the Bern Ballet, Switzerland, Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House, London, and works with many other companies worldwide. She is also a certified Relational Dynamics Coach.

Please note that some works are not available publicly online. If you wish to see something specific please contact Cathy Marston directly.

Current Activities:

Clore Cultural Leadership Fellow 2013/14

The Clore Leadership Programme was set up to develop 25 outstanding cultural leaders each year, in areas ranging from performing/visual arts to museums/heritage.

Fellows have unparalleled access to senior cultural leaders, a diverse peer group and to extensive networks. As part of her fellowship Cathy is seconded to the Sadler’s Wells, London, working on plans for their new theatre and development strategies among other things. She has also trained as a Relational Dynamic Coach and is being mentored by Jenny Waldman.

Swan Maidens (Working Title)

A new full-length work inspired by the myth of the Swan Maiden, as well as Ibsen’s protagonist, Nora.

Premiere 21st March 2015

To an orchestral score anchored by the music of Sibelius and brought together by Philip Feeney, Cathy is working again with dramaturg, Edward Kemp to create a scenario that draws on myth but connects the themes to contemporary society.

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King Roger

Cathy will work with Royal Opera director, Kaspar Holten on his new version of Szymanowski’s opera.

Premiere: 1st May 2015

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A new work – Copenhagen Sommerballet

With the title yet to be announced, Cathy is looking forward to building on the success of Elephant Man in 2013 with a new premiere in Copenhagen in August 2015. More details to follow.

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