Catherine O’Brien  has been performing in theatres across Canada for over two decades. She graduated from the Sheridan College Musical Theatre program in 1987. She has performed at the Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Manitoba Theatre Centre and Persephone Theatre to name a few.  She has been a member of the Charlottetown Festival Company for seven years, most recently performing in The Ballad of Stompin Tom.

While living in Toronto Catherine had the pleasure of performing with the Smile Theatre Co. under the direction of Tom Kneebone.  Her experience performing for seniors led her to the formation of Young At Heart Musical Theatre for Seniors here on PEI. She and Hank Stinson worked with Smile Theatre and co-produced Stinson’s play Through the Gable Window. The show had an extensive tour in Ontario before coming to PEI for a 16 show run. Since then Young At Heart has grown and is now reaching over 900 audience members!