Catherine was born and raised in Santa Barbara and began dancing at the age of two. She has performed in many productions with Gustafson Dance and State Street Ballet Young Dancers such as Rudolph, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and many contemporary and modern works as well. In 2016, Catherine danced the title role of Tina in “Tina the Ballerina” and in 2018, she danced the role of Clara in the Nutcracker at the Granada Theatre. Catherine has been trained in many styles such as ballet, modern, jazz and contemporary. She started as a class assistant at the young age of 8 and became a consistent substitute instructor in 2017. She is excited to be on the teaching staff this year at Gustafson Dance.