Artist & Educator
Abbie is the voice coach and intimacy director for Romeo and Juliet in William and Mary's 2023-2024 season. They also teach acting and voice courses at William and Mary.
Abbie Cathcart (they/them) is a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of acting, voice, and direction at the College of William and Mary. They got their MFA from Michigan State University and their BFA from the University of Southern Mississippi. Abbie is a Certified Practitioner of Lessac Kinesensics, a Consent Forward Artist (IDC), and a Registered Yoga Teacher (YA 200 hours). They co-created the podcast "The Moment Before: An Actor's Warm-up Podcast" and have published in the International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA). They were an apprentice and then Resident Company member at Commonweal Theatre Company from 2015-2018, where they performed in the season and worked in arts administration. Abbie's past directing credits include Proof (W&M), The Penelopiad (MSU) and Untold Stories, a devised digital production (MSU). Favorite past performing credits include Pilot in Grounded (MSU), Creature in Frankenstein (MSU), Agave in The Bacchae (MSU), as well as Shelby in Steel Magnolias, Margaret in Silent Sky, and The Woman in Scotland Road for Commonweal Theatre Company.
When Abbie isn't working, they enjoy watching horror movies, cooking with their partner, and playing with their two adorable cats, Hero and Dumpling.