Who is Kathleen Doyle ?
Kathleen Doyle’s training includes over 10 years experience with the Suzuki method, ongoing intensive dance training with Butoh/Contemporary dancers, Ohno Kazuo, Kasai Akira, Fukuhara Tetsuro, and Uesugi Mitsuyo (among others) and specialist research in traditional and contemporary Japanese Theatre.
She was an actor with Suzuki Tadashi’s company from Oct 2004 – July 2005, during which she performed in King Lear and Antigone. Prior to this, she was an actor with Tokyo based theatre company Ku Na’uka for 2 years, and performed the role of Aegisthus in Elektra, Dionysus in The Bacchae and Chorus in Mahabharata.
Whilst living in Tokyo, she was in Image Opera’s performance of Traktor, and was a dancer in the Dance Ga Mitai festival under choreographer Ioanna Garagoni. She also danced in choreographer Sanari Tetsuo’s Fantasy Virus.
For three years she was the Assistant Director of Dance for Tokyo Space Dance, performing at Tokyo’s Bayside Area, in Nagoya for ISEA 2002, at JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and she toured to Toronto to perform at Dundas Square. She was a member of Brisbane’s Frank Theatre for 18months.
She is currently enjoying her role as a dancing dog in CREATURE with The Space Between Performance Collective.