Courtney enjoys working on projects that bring a new perspective to old material. Or even better, bring entirely new and relevant stories to life.
After 12 years working with Catharsis Productions, she is both confident and comfortable telling stories that involve physical intimacy. They also enjoy opportunities to explore queering traditional stories and roles.
From college campuses, to rowdy crowds in bars, Courtney knows how to be heard by an audience, and brings curiosity and generosity to her interpretation of characters. She is a proud Stakeholder in the Back Room Shakespeare Project.
Abbott, who is skilled in maintaining the Swiss accent, creates a very human Maria, with all the richness that word entails. She is sympathetic, but flawed; intelligent, but glaringly ignorant; driven, but compromised. She is a collection of contradictions which is part of what makes her so very interesting and compelling. - Bridgett M. Redman