Catriona Cumming – Drama

Catriona has been drama specialist on the MT course since it was established 15 years ago and also teaches for the dance course school preparing senior pupils for auditions.

After graduating with a degree in English Literature, Catriona embarked on a two year theatre skills training programme.

In 1991 she began working with a Stirling based theatre company as a performer and stage manager.

In 1994 she established a successful theatre company working with professionals, amateurs and young people. Since then, her work as a freelance drama tutor has taken her all over the UK and to Spain and Switzerland. She is School Director for both the N.O.D.A. Summer School and Youth Academy and as a freelance director she has directed productions of “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Honk”, “Mary Queen of Scots got Her Head Chopped Off!” and “Return to the Forbidden Planet”.  Catriona was invited to direct a performance for the official launch of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “The Likes of Us” at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and continues to freelance with a variety of companies.