Dancer Comments:Catherine is credited within the archive as Catherine Quinn until 1999 and Catherine James from 2000 onwards.
Summary:Catherine James was a founder member of Siobhan Davies Dance Company and then a leading dancer with Rambert Dance Company, creating and dancing principle roles for Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, Ashley Page, Antony Tudor and Glen Tetley. She won an Olivier Award and a Southbank Award, and others including the UK Contemporary Dancer of the Year Award and a Time Out Award. Catherine was a founding member of Jeremy James and Company. In 2003 she restaged Siobhan Davies' White Man Sleeps for Scottish Ballet's relaunch under Ashley Page.