Katrina McPherson

Katrina McPherson is an award-winning director and artist, whose creative, scholarly and educational work is at the forefront of the international field of screen dance.

Katrina's collaborative single, multi-screen and on-line works have been presented at many international venues and festivals. Since the early 1990s, Katrina has often been awarded funding from public and private organisations, institutions and arts councils. In 2019, Katrina co-directed and performed the dance film Paysages Mixtes/Mixed Landscapes with Quebec choreographer Harold Rheaume. Most recently she received funding from Creative Scotland to develop a film/gallery work based on the story of her German grandmother Luise. Katrina is a Dance Base Associate Artists and Dance North Associate.

Katrina is also a much sought-after teacher, lecturer and workshop facilitator and has taught screen dance and related subjects, both practical and academic world-wide. Katrina leads the graduate Screendance programme at the University of Utah, and is author of 'Making Video Dance- a step-by-step guide to creating dance for the screen' (Routledge 2006 & 2018). For many years, Katrina was a director of arts programmes for UK television. She was founding co-director of Goat Media Productions. Katrina is the mother of 3 teenage daughters.

For more information about Katrina's work and to find out about workshops and mentoring opportunities, please visit www.makingvideodance.com and www.katrinamcpherson.com