Catherine “Cat” Anderson began her love of dance at the age of two. Her mother, also a dancer, thought that Catherine could follow in her mother’s footsteps.
The majority of Cat’s early years consisted of training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop including training with the Minnesota Ballet at age 11. In High School, she performed with the show-choir competition team and was dance captain in school musicals including “FAME”, “Footloose” and “Guys and Dolls”. After graduation, Cat continued her ballet and modern dance training at Kent State University and completing her B.A. in Art History. Working as a trainee with Inlet Dance Theatre from 2010 to 2011, she was able to gain professional performance experience while studying Eric Hawkins Technique.
Presently Catherine is an apprentice with Elu Dance Company based in Cleveland. The company training is based in a Hawkins-fusion technique, Improvisation, and Non-traditional partnering. Catherine currently in teacher training at Viva Dance for Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Ballroom. She loves learning new techniques and hopes to start a company of her own in the future.