Catherine Connell is Project Manager for our Schools and Communities Programme.
Catherine joined Magic Me in October 2017. She previously worked at Streetwise Opera, co-ordinating a programme of opera workshops, performances, theatre trips and work placements for people experiencing homelessness – as well as assisting on national productions and producing large-scale projects with Streetwise Opera performers in London.
Catherine also worked on Cubitt Education’s arts projects with older and younger people in Islington, where she developed an interest in working within local communities, and has volunteered with Brixton-based charity Raw Sounds, assisting at monthly music sessions on psychiatric wards.
Catherine is passionate about the place of creativity in education and the importance of producing high quality participatory arts. She believes in the potential of the arts to transform wellbeing and connect people.