Cathy graduated from Catholic University's Drama Department in 1978 where she also taught dance and mime as part of the Hartke Conservatory. She was a member of the Street 70 Mime Troupe and the Round House Theatre Company
in Maryland. She also worked at Wagon Wheel Theatre in Indiana. Cathy has staged and choreographed over 30 productions and served as assistant choreographer for the American staged premier of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Cathy's love for the Lord and for theatre began with her parents, Bill and Mary Graham, both of whom were professional actors. Her father taught graduate acting at Catholic University for over 40 years. As a teen, Cathy studied acting under Toby Orenstein and taught at the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts.
Cathy assists her husband Dave in overseeing Christian Theatre Publications (CTP). They have four grown children in various parts of the world and one teenager who is still at home. They attend Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, MD.