Cat Robey

Cat Robey

Freelance Theatre Director

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Associate Artist of award winning company Ransack Theatre. Resident Assistant Director at HOME Manchester 2015-2016. 2016 graduate of the Birkbeck MFA in Theatre Directing and a 1st class honours BA in Drama and Theatre Arts from Goldsmith’s.

Directing credits include No Signal (RADA), Weathered (HOME), Enveloped in Velvet (Arts Theatre, Basic Space Festival, Flow Salford), One of Those (Henley Fringe Festival), Yerma (Fourth Monkey), Hatch (Park Theatre), Rewritten (Tristan Bates), Unknown/Small Chances (Brighton Fringe, Bar des Arts Guildford & Leicester Square Theatre), Ondine (White Bear), As Fate Would Have It… (Etcetera, Lion & Unicorn, The Space), Hitting Town (White Bear), Feathers (White Bear & C venues, Edinburgh), and The Shape of Things (Cockpit).

Cat was nominated Best Director for Ondine by The Off West End Awards 2013.

Whilst Resident Director of Paradigm Theatre Company, Cat directed The Mother Monologues (Hen & Chickens), Work Makes You Free (Park Theatre), Love is a Stranger (Old Red Lion), The Utility People (Hen & Chickens), Tartuffe (Canal Cafe), A Woman of No Importance... or Somewhat Little Importance Anyhow (Hen & Chickens), Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon (Waterloo East), and The Inappropriateness of Love (Hen & Chickens).

Assistant Directing credits include The Emperor (Young Vic, HOME, Theatre de Villes Luxembourg), Chamaco, Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring., Inkheart, The Oresteia and Wallflower (all at HOME), Dogs Barking (RADA), Goldsmith’s MA Writing for Performance Showcase (Main House, Soho Theatre), and Blithe Spirit (Provence, France).

Director of plays in short play festivals include: The Daily Plays 4, The Significant Other Festival, Theatre Breaks, The Collective Project, finalist in both REDfest & Off Cut. Cat has also directed radio plays for Hoxton FM.

Work History

Assistant Director - Young Vic Theatre

Aug 2016 - Oct 2016

Resident Assistant Director - HOME Manchester Theatre

Jul 2015 - May 2016

Director - Ransack Theatre

Sep 2015 - Mar 2016


Theatre Directing - MFA - Birkbeck College

Aug 2014 - Sep 2016

Drama and Theatre Arts - BA (hons) - Goldsmith's College

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011


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