Catherine OverfeltActor

Catherine has a very eclectic resume, some of her favorite parts include originating Koko, in KOKO’S ACHILLES HEEL and Karen in WAR STORIES, A Chronology of a Crack Addict, both directed by Richard Alan Nichols. Playing the part of Susie (the nurse) in WIT and originating Helen, the nosey neighborhood watcher in JASON’S JOURNEY directed by Thomas Uhm. Catherine really got to play, getting to perform the parts of both Sara and Sheila in HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDAH directed by Michael Leeds, she played Fern in DENNIS, THE MUSICAL directed by Jeff Church with music written by Doug Katsaros. She had a blast playing Maria in LEND ME A TENOR directed by Dennis Hennessy and Sara in BEAU JEST. Catherine also got to scare the daylights out of people playing The Woman in VERONICA’S ROOM.
Catherine is no stranger to film and television getting her feet wet in several independent & industrial films, Theresa in PLAYING DOCTOR and the sequel WRITER’S BLOCK both directed by Jazzmyn Banks. She also got to explore the supernatural as Jennifer in THE VOODOO DANCER directed by Harbal Singh; and the Mother in TOOTH FAIRY directed by Joe Harris, which evolved into the movie WHEN DARKENSS FALLS. She also played a wise cracking waitress named Selma in the remake of DETOUR directed by Wade Williams.
Catherine has studied voice with Raissa Katona Bennett and over the last few years has been working with Paul Bogaev and delving into pop/rock and more contemporary Broadway music styles. Catherine also used to teach Ballroom Dancing and has studied dance for 13 yrs. at Miller-Marley Studios in Kansas City as well as Broadway Dance and Steps here in NYC. She’s also taken workshops in Fencing with Mark Alexander Rosenthal (Swashbuckling) and Rapier and Dagger with Michael Kirkland as well as some stage combat. She has taken Advanced Scene Study with Jeanne Kaplan at HB Studios, Richard Alan Nichols at Actor’s Craft Studio and Michael Kirkland at Galveston Island College summer program. Catherine has also taken Understanding the Daytime Medium, (beg & adv) with Fiona Hutchison, Gil Rogers, Michael Raymond and Chuck Maryan at the School for Film & Television.