Catherine Hansen is an adjudicator at the Nechako Valley Performing Arts Festival

The power of speech

One of this year’s adjudicators at the Nechako Valley Performing Arts Festival has made the power of speech her life’s work.

One of this year’s adjudicators at the Nechako Valley Performing Arts Festival has made the power of speech her life’s work.

Catherine Hansen began taking Speech Arts at the age of 7 and has been performing since then.  As a teen she was involved in dance with Judy Russell’s Enchainement Dance Studio in Prince George.

She then graduated from the Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario.

After working professionally and travelling Europe,  Catherine returned to attend the Broadcast Journalism Program at BCIT.

After landing her first job at CKWL in Williams Lake it was back to Prince George, where she has worked the past 13 years at CKPG.

Her latest production was last summers “Les Miserables” in the role of Fantine.   Catherine is also a music theatre and drama teacher in Prince George.