Caty is an actor and comedian based in the DC National Capital Area. After performing throughout grade school and up through high school, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University , the #1 School of the Arts by USA News & World Report, where she received her BA in theater.

She has trained with Steven Rosenfield, director of The American Comedy Institute in New York City and worked with the World Comedy Club in New York City. 

She has most recently been seen around the New York City, Richmond, VA and Washington DC area performing in plays, musicals and stand-up comedy.

Favorite experiences include headlining as a "Fresh Face" host and performer for comedy shows and competitions in NYC and DC.

When not on stage, much of Caty's time is spent working for the College Board in Reston, Va, crafting, learning new makeup tricks, cuddling her cats and working with theater-for-youth, dance and comedy. 


“[Caty Nicholson] stood out especially, with Nicholson’s rubber-faced antics”

- Joshua Engel, TheatreBloom review on She Stoops to Conquer with Britches and Hose Theatre Company


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