Cat Walleck originally hails from Lakewood, OH and currently calls Brooklyn home. She has appeared on Broadway (original cast of War Horse at Lincoln Center; The Royal Family at MTC), in regional theater (Guthrie, A.R.T., and A.C.T. among others) and on film, TV and radio. She received her M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theater, and received her A.B. in Romance Languages and Literature at Harvard University. She is a very proud alum of the Guthrie Experience and is a registered and certified yoga teacher.
Shooting a print ad for a cool company later this week– more details to come once the ad is out!
Head to TJ’s for Fall deals…
Recorded a series of radio spots for TJ Maxx’s new Maxxinista campaign– thanks to the creative team behind the project, the record was a blast!
Hay Fever At The Guthrie: March 10 – April 22
February 2012- Noel Coward’s hysterical comedy of bad manners opens for previews March 10th at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis on the Wurtele Thrust main stage. Cat Walleck makes her Guthrie debut as Sorel Bliss, the daughter of renowned actress Judith Bliss (Harriet Harris) and author David Bliss (Simon Jones.) Directed by Chris Luscombe–Tickets are available here and the show runs through April 22nd.
Stephen Mitchell’s ‘Iliad’ Reading October 10th 7pm
October 2011-On October 10th at 7:00pm, Poetry for Peace will present a public reading of selections from Stephen Mitchell’s new translation of Homer’s “The Iliad” (by Free Press) Oct. 10 at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Cat will be reading Helen, Andromache, Briseis, Cassandra, alongside Dana Ivey, Kevin Collins, Christian Conn, Michael Early, Anthony Newfield and Bryce Pinkham. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Marlon Cherry. More information at Playbill and at the Wall Street Journal.
War Horse wins 6 Tony Awards including Best Play
June 2011- The cast, crew, creatives and greater family of War Horse were honored at the 2011 Tony Awards, winning 6 Tony’s in all of our nominated categories–Best Play, Best Direction, Best Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Sound Design, and a Special Tony Award presented to Handspring Puppet Company. This has been an amazing ride, and may it gallop on in its celebrated run!
War Horse Extended
April 2011 – After receiving rave reviews, WAR HORSE has been extended indefinitely at Lincoln Center. “It’s swoon time, ladies and gentlemen,” New York Times. ”Thrilling! A landmark theater event,” TIME Magazine. “War Horse will make you believe that puppets live and breathe, and perhaps even have souls,” TIME OUT NYC Magazine. Cat Walleck plays Paulette and is in the Ensemble. Lincoln Center Theater | Reviews |
“Mystery of Matter”
April 2011 – “Mystery of Matter: Marie Curie,” a Made for Television movie for PBS and produced by Middlemarch Films, Inc., starring Juliet Rylance as Madame Curie, will also feature Cat as her daughter, Eve Curie. Shot in New York, in May of 2011, to be released in 2012.
“SICKY” NYU Thesis Film Wrapped
February 2011 – Sicky is a 20-minute, NYU senior thesis film, directed by Lauren Minnerath, centers around a six year-old girl named Sarah whose mother is battling cancer. Cat Walleck plays Mom, Joan Wyzenski. Film is in post production now. For more information, visit the film’s website here.