Cathy Madden is Principal Lecturer for the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program, and Director of the Integrative Alexander Technique Studio of Seattle. Cathy’s well-known abilities to observe and analyze movement in relationship to communication and performance has made her a popular coach in Seattle and internationally for musicians and dancers, speakers and teachers as well as actors.

Madden teaches for Alexander Technique training schools and Arts organizations in Australia, England, Germany, Japan, Scotland, Switzerland, Japan and the United States and is an Associate Director of BodyChance in Japan. She is a founding member of Alexander Technique International, and is a former Chair, and currently serves as a Sponsoring Teacher, Formal Consensus Facilitator and as Chair of the Vision/Mission committee.

As an author, she has published Teaching the Alexander Technique: Active Pathways to Integrative Practice  with Jessica Kingsley Publishers in 2018 and Integrative Alexander Technique Practices for Performing Artist : Onstage Synergy, published by Intellect Ltd. in 2014. She co-edited (with Kathleen Juhl)  Galvanizing Performance: The AlexanderTechnique as a Catalyst for Excellence, also with Jessica Kingsley Publishers, in 2017.

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