Atlanta-based actor who can't stop producing her own work.
Cait Cortelyou is an eternal optimist, a native Wisconsinite, a proud New Yorker, and a new Atlantian.
As an actor, Cait has been featured in Steven Soderbergh’s "The Knick" (Cinemax), "Bull" (CBS), and the Off-Broadway hit Sleep No More in New York City. A champion of new works, she has originated roles in dozens of new plays, and currently facilitates a weekly artist workshop at Alliance Theatre called The Collective.
Training: BA, Barnard College of Columbia University, in partnership with the Juilliard School. Alum of the National Theater Institute at The O'Neill.
Cait is the creator, producer, and star of Ask for Jane, a feature film about abortion access pre-Roe vs. Wade. The film made waves as the first full-length movie about the Jane Collective, and won numerous awards on the festival circuit, including Best Feature Film at the Big Apple Film Festival in NYC, the Audience Choice Award at the Omaha Film Festival, and the Narrative Feature Gold Prize from the Social Justice Film Festival in Seattle. Ask for Jane has now screened all over the world, including in Beijing where Cait taught a masterclass on indie film producing.
When not acting, you can find Cait DJing for the silent disco phenomenon What the Float, reading the works of Brandon Sanderson, or hanging out with her cat Stevens.
Favorite Directors: Ryan Murphy, Greta Gerwig, Wes Anderson, Guillermo Del Toro, Rachel Chavkin
Favorite Playwrights: Sarah Ruhl, Madeleine George, Annie Baker, Melody Bates, William Shakespeare
Favorite Films: Amelie, Get Out, I Tonya, Ex Machina, Harold and Maude, La La Land, Cabin in the Woods, I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore, To Wong Foo and Thanks for Everything
Favorite Shows: Over the Garden Wall, The Good Place, Brooklyn 99, Only Murders in the Building, Fleabag, The Great, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia