Cat MacFarlane

Principal Agent

Since joining da Costa in 2019, Catriona McFarlane has been passionately fostering the growth and success of her clients, applying extensive industry experience and connections to benefit artists at all stages of their careers. With a career spanning over 25 years in live entertainment, primarily in stage management and production, Catriona has established herself as a leading figure in Canadian theatre.

Her experience has seen her build significant relationships with renowned directors, choreographers, and artistic directors across Canada, cementing her status as one of the nation’s most respected stage managers. This extensive network, coupled with her innate ability to recognize and nurture exceptional talent, has been a cornerstone of her career.

Catriona’s notable tenure of 14 seasons with Stage West Mississauga as the Production Stage Manager is a highlight, where she was pivotal in casting and producing over 68 musicals and plays. This role not only honed her skills in identifying and developing talent but also deepened her understanding of the dynamics of the performing arts industry.

At da Costa, Catriona applies this wealth of knowledge and experience to guide each client with a tailored approach, focusing on strategic career development. Her commitment to nurturing artists’ growth is evident in her track record, which includes securing bookings for her clients in feature films, television series, prominent Mirvish productions, and U.S. National Tours. Her passion and dedication are key factors in her clients’ continued success and growth in the entertainment industry.

“I am passionate about collaborating with artists at all phases of their journey. My focus is on building enduring relationships and working closely as a team to realize their aspirations. Together, we celebrate each milestone of success.”

Cat MacFarlane