Cathy Madden

Cathy Madden is Principal Lecturer for the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program, and Director of the Alexander Technique Training and Performance Studio in Seattle. Her book Integrative Alexander Technique Practices for Performing Artist : Onstage Synergy was published by Intellect Ltd. in 2014.

She regularly teaches in Australia, Europe, Japan, and the United States. A founding member and former Chair of Alexander Technique International, she currently serves as a Sponsoring Teacher and as Chair of the Vision/Mission committee.

She has been a featured presenter/keynote speaker at International Congresses, Alexander Technique International Annual General Meetings , the Freedom to Act Conference and was the Keynote Speaker for the Inaugural Alexander Technique and Performing Arts Conference in Melbourne. She remains active as a theater director.

Madden studied the Alexander Technique with Marjorie Barstow for nearly 20 years and served as her assistant in workshops in the U.S.A. and Europe.