Cat Cogliandro, a native of Houston, Texas,
grew up studying at Rowland School of Ballet under the direction of Sheryl
Rowland. There, she trained with Kingwood Jazz & Company and Kingwood Dance
Theatre, and studied with choreographers Peter Chu, Jessica Hendricks, JT
Horenstein and Tammy Dyke.
After high school, Cat was accepted to The
Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase and received her BFA in Dance. Since
then, Cat has worked with Loni Landon, Ellenore Scott, Jon Rua, Brice
Mousset, Al Blackstone, Nicholas Ross (Nicholas Andre Dance), Mike Esperanza
(BARE Dance Company), Brook Notary (The Pulse Project), Talia Favia (The
Difference Between) and Jason Gorman (Marrow). Cat has worked with Sonya
Tayeh on multiple projects, including "The Last Goodbye" (Alex Timbers),
"Fighting Gravity" (Michael Counts) and "Season 10 of So You Think You Can
Cat continues to teach and choreograph
nationally and internationally and has assisted choreographers such as Sonya
Tayeh, Mishay Petronelli, Sheila Barker and Lindsay Nelko. Her work has been
presented at "The Young Choreographers Festival," "Young! Tanzsommer,"
"Sirens After Dark," Jared Grimes's "Feel Good," "Dancin' Downtown" at The
Joyce, The Riverside Church and The Pulse Showcase Finale in New York City.