Catherine is a writer of plays and librettos. Her plays include Le Jeté (2019 BAPF Semifinalist), The Day is Long to End (University of Florida production), The Things You Tell Yourself (2019 Yellow Earth shortlist) and The Sun Experiment (NYCFringe Festival Excellence in Playwriting; Time Out NY’s Top Ten Nightlife and Music Events). She has been a 2016 NYSCA/NYFA fellow, a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Soho Rep W/D Lab writer and a New York Theatre Workshop Emerging Artist of Color. Her short plays have been commissioned by 52nd Street Project, Two Headed Rep and Planned Parenthood among others. Her one-act A Sand Romance was a 2016 Heidman Award finalist. Her arts writing and poetry have been published by Hyperallergic and Dutch Kills Press. She also wrote the libretto to a one-act opera in development adapted from Svetlana Alexievich’s Secondhand Time. She has served as a grant panelist for the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Brooklyn Arts Council. BA: Stanford University. MFA: New York University.