Catriona is a Lecturer in Performance at the University of the West of Scotland in the School of Business and Creative Industries. Her research explores the relationships between contemporary text-based performance, the institutional contexts in which this work is developed, the role these works and practices play in the UK’s theatre and performance ecology, and how they circulate internationally.
Catriona is an Associate of People’s Palace Projects (PPP), an arts and social justice charity and research centre working across the UK, Latin America and South Asia. In 2021 she contributed to PPP’s Creative Climate Connections: from the Amazon to Wales project, which brought together young people from South Wales and young indigenous people from the Upper Xingu Territory in the Amazon basin, Brazil to generate a collective, multimedia artistic response that captures their responses the climate crisis in drastically different lived environments.
Across all her work, Catriona strongly invested in designing and implementing inclusive pedagogies and curricula for learners at all levels, and especially in Higher Education contexts.