Cathie Boyd

  • Performer

Cathie Boyd was short-listed as the only European finalist for the Theatre Arts final of a prestigious new award – the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Initiative in June 2002. She was awarded a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts Fellowship in 2001, European Woman of Achievement for the Arts 1999, and was the only woman in Scotland to be short-listed for a Prudential Creative Briton 2000 award. She gained a BA in Dramatic Studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She founded Theatre Cryptic in 1994, and has produced and directed all productions to date, including the recently acclaimed Black over Red with the Latvian Radio Choir. Her work has been seen widely across Europe and South America involving numerous international collaborations including artists Glebs Pantelejevs from Riga, The Shamans from Budapest, and the Yggdrasil Quartet from Stockholm. Cathie Boyd also joined the Board of Trustees for Visiting Arts in 2002.