Katelijne Damen is known for her theater work at Toneelhuis, Rotheater, Het Zuidelijk Toneel and Blauwe Maandag Cie. She participated in television series such as 'Terug naar Oosterdonck', ' De smaak van de Keyser','De ridder' and 'Generatie B'.
- For the role in "Strange Interlude" she received the Theo d'Or Prize in the Netherlands in 1990.
- For the role in "Strange Interlude" and "Losing time" she got the Oscar De Gruyter public award in 1990.
- In 1996 she received the Mary Dresselhuys award for her 'versatile creativity, for her total commitment to theater and for her oeuvre'.
- For the role in 'Hersenschimmen' she was nominated in 2006 for the Columbina prize in the Netherlands.