Katrina has moved house more than 20 times.
She’s collected many friends, poems, stories, photographs and dance moves along the way.
Home is currently Shoreham-by-sea, just along the coast from Brighton where she first started performing poems more than ten years ago (while studying Anthropology and Spanish!).
Katrina’s work has a strong sense of rhythm, shared with energy, passion and sensitivity. She writes often about belonging, spirituality and connection, inspired by true life stories.
Her debut show, Individual Medley, completed a run at Edinburgh Fringe in 2018 and returned to Brighton Fringe (and beyond) for a second award-nominated run in 2019.
A second show Rhythm Has Your Two Hips Moving is on pause due to Covid.
Katrina hosts a new monthly night, Kollab, in Shoreham.
Follow Katrina on Instagram for sea photos, living room dancing, and the occassional poem!
“It’s exciting to watch someone whose poetry has such muscle power and who can communicate a strong personal presence. A poet no one is going to mess with, in other words”
Sunday 1st May 7pm, Verda Houseboat, Shoreham – Buy Tickets
HISTORY & HIGHLIGHTS
Hosting and Performing
Kollab, Shoreham Wordfest, Pier Poets
Poet in Residence
TROPE Brighton, Seedbed Foundation
Touring Individual Medley Show
Ventnor Fringe, Theatre Peckham, The Warren (Brighton Fringe), Camden People’s Theatre, Sweet Venues (Edinburgh Fringe), Phoenix Theatre (Swindon Fringe), Penzance Literary Festival
Laughin Labia, She Grrrowls, Smoking Dragon (South Africa), Eastbourne Poetry Cafe, Elderflower Fields, El Geebee Tea Queue Festival, Hickory Signals Presents, Farrago, Hammer & Tongue
Interview with Cast Iron Theatre Podcast (LISTEN HERE)
“Pursuing Your Passions” talk @ Share Your Story (LISTEN TO RECORDING)
Callaloo Workshops Fellowship (Oxford University)
Writers Place Poets (New Writing South)
Autobiographical Theatre Making (Bryony Kimmings)
“Thank you for your stunning contribution to the two days. The poems were so beautiful and poignant”
“Thank you so much for your poems last night. You were once again bloody brilliant!”
email: akatrinaquinn (at) gmail (dot) com
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I offer performances, bespoke poems, workshops and facilitation. I’m happy to travel. Please get in touch if you’d like to work together.
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