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Cathy Madden

Teaching Professor, Alexander Technique

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MA Washington University
BA Penn State

Catherine Madden, Principal Lecturer in Alexander Technique, was a student of, and assistant to, fabled Alexander teacher Marjorie Barstow for nearly twenty years. Ms. Madden is a former Chair of Alexander Technique International. She is also Director of the Alexander Technique Training and Performance Studio in Seattle and Associate Director and Director of Research of ATA, an Alexander Technique training school with centers in Tokyo and Osaka. Ms. Madden is on the founding faculty of United Kingdom Alexander Technique Associates in London and was on the founding faculty of the Performance School in Seattle. Internationally she is a regular Guest Teacher at Alexander Technique training centers in Europe, Australia and Japan. She has been a featured speaker/ teacher for several International Congresses of the Alexander Technique Teachers, and was one of a select group of Congress Teachers in 2011 in Lugano, Switzerland. Her specialty is the direct integration of the Alexander Technique into the acting process. She also directs and teaches acting in Seattle.

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Autumn 2013

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Professional Affiliations: 
Director of the Alexander Technique Training and Performance Studio in Seattle, Alexander Technique International, BodyChance in Japan, Alexander Technique International, Association of Theatre Movement Educators, Theatre Puget Sound

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