catherine eaton: actor, director, writer, theater & filmmaker

“if you want to experiment, do something temporary.” – andy garcia

Catherine is an award-winning actor who has performed internationally in classical and new works. She is a film director and script writer, currently in post-production on a 17-minute short THE SOUNDING starring Frankie Faison (HBO’s The Wire, Banshee), and in development for LIV, a screenplay she co-wrote with Bryan Delaney, based on her stage play, CORSETLESS. The film is being produced by Braxton Pope (Shrink, The Canyons) and Caitlin Gold (Imagine I’m Beautiful) and Catherine will be directing and playing the role of Olivia which she originated on stage.  Harris Yulin (Scarface, The Place Beyond the Pines) is attached.

Catherine’s recent stage work includes Carnegie Hall (Corsetless, The Bohemians), Pittsburgh Public Theater (Electra, title role), Guthrie Theatre (Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar, Importance of Being Earnest, Venetian Twins, A Christmas Carol), Origin Theatre (Clocks and Whistles), Fulton Opera House (August: Osage County, Michael Archangel), Merrimack Rep (The Exceptionals), Irish Classical Theatre (Hedda Gabler, Moon for the Misbegotten, The Cobbler), New Jersey Rep (Child’s Guide to Innocence) and Gino DiIorio’s Reparation, which opened at Luna Stage in NJ and is moving Off-Bway this winter with Catherine attached and Woodie King Jr producing.  Television: the recurring role of Sherry on All My Children. Film: Training Day, The Collaboration, Last Seen, Miss Bertram’s Awakening, Showers of Happiness, With or Without You.

Awards: Katharine Cornell for acting, Field Report for writing, Emmy Award for production, and a NYFA Fellowship. She wrote and performs the solo-show, CORSETLESS, which has toured internationally and is being adapted for film. Founding partner of the production house, Stir. Training: BA Cornell University, MFA Univ of MN, Graduate of KSImprov. Catherine is based in Manhattan.

You can find out more about current projects at her production company STIR by visiting, or contact catherine through her agency Wolf Talent Group at 212.840.6787…


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