BSc (Hons), HPC, MSCP, Dip AP Sport
Ava Katics is a graduate physiotherapist and holds post graduate diplomas in both sports physiotherapy and manual therapy. She is an AACP registered acupuncturist and a Clinical Pilates practitioner.
Her expertise in the treatment, analysis and rehabilitation of performance injuries enabled her to develop the first specialist physiotherapy role for several companies, such as; Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Chariots of Fire, Mountain Top, Rambert Dance Company, ‘Batman Live’ Arena World Tour,
Ava is also the founder of PhysioKatics, a clinic based in the heart of London, which offers a professional and discreet service to high profile clients including UK/USA based actors, singers, dancers and musicians.
She also specialises in providing on site treatment during workshops, pre-production, rehearsals and performance.
Ava has also provided back stage physiotherapy for numerous performers, dance companies and west end shows, including:
Kylie Minogue “Kiss Me Once’ tour; National Theatre; Made in Dagenham; Sunny Afternoon; Anything Goes; I Can’t Sing; Flashdance; Sadlers Wells; ‘Batman Live’ Arena World Tour. Bend It Like Beckham, Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy, Bat Out Of Hell, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour
Her current productions are:
The Ferryman, Dreamgirls, Motown, Tango Inferno
As an expert in movement analysis with a deep understanding of body mechanisms, Ava is able to analyse specific problems of a performer provide effective treatment and create individual programmes for rehabilitation and injury prevention.
The goal is to reduce the number and severity of injuries, keeping performers happy, healthy and on stage.
Made In Dagenham, Sunny Afternoon, Anything goes, Singin’ In The Rain I Cant Sing, Imagine This, Sunset Boulevard, Flashdance, Bend It Like Beckham, Bat Out of Hell, Kylie Kiss me Once rehearsals and O2 London.
Batman Live the Arena World Tour, In The Night Garden, Rambert Dance Company, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Northern Ballet Theatre.
The Royal Opera House 2, Thief of Baghdad, Magical Nights, Pleasures Progress, Goldberg, Cocteau Voices, The Red Balloon, Wind in the Willows.
Cirque Eloize, Cedar lake Ballet, Batsheva, Shobana Jayasingh, DV8, The Snowman.
Merchant of Venice (Almedia) Chariots of Fire (Hampstead Theatre), His Dark Materials (The National Theatre), Mountain Top, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour.
National Youth Dance Company, London Studio Centre.