Catherine Buffrey - Cape Farewell - The cultural response to climate change

Catherine Buffrey

Company Manager

Cat joined Cape Farewell in December 2020 and, as Company Manager, is responsible for the day to day running of the company.

With twenty years experience as a Company Manager, Stage Manager and Producer in the performing arts, Cat has worked with theatre, opera and dance companies and orchestras in the UK, Ireland and touring internationally, including with The National Theatre; The Young Vic; The Gate Theatre, Dublin; English National Opera; Irish National Opera; and in 2018/19, led the creation and delivery of Pioneering Canterbury, developing an impactful arts and heritage experience at The Marlowe Theatre's new second venue in Canterbury, The Marlowe Kit.  Cat also spent over three years as a Creative Producer for Historic Royal Palaces, working across their five sites, incluidng Hampton Court Palace and The Tower of London.

Cat is passionate about working with the Cape Farewell team to help communicate the urgency of the global climate crisis through creativity and the arts, and she also enjoys hanging out with the sheep at the company's HQ in Dorset.