DMI Convention Faculty
Christine is a dancer and educator with over twenty five years of dance training and professional experience. She received her BFA in Dance Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Christine is an award winning choreographer and member of the Dance Masters of America organization. Throughout her college years, Christine was awarded scholarships to train with Giordano Dance Chicago & Steps on Broadway and furthered her training with Broadway Dance Center and Joffrey Ballet School.
Some of Christine's notable performance credits include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, park swing at Busch Gardens in Virginia and the Xhale Dance Company. Christine also had the opportunity to dance around the world for 5+ years with Royal Caribbean Productions as a Dance Captain and Aerial Captain. Whilst with Royal Caribbean, Christine performed in the hit Broadway show "Saturday Night Fever" the musical where she understudied the roles of Annette, Maria, Doreen and Linda. She also performed in aerial shows on various apparatus under the direction of C5.
Currently, Christine owns and operates her own dance studio, Aspire Dance Arts, in Canton, GA. She is also an adjudicator for various competitions including the Georgia Has Talent competition.
Cathy is the artistic director of Keane Sense of Rhythm Dance Company. She had the privilege of studying with Savion Glover, Sarah Reich,Gus Giardano, Bill Irwin, Franky Manning and was fortunate to appear on stage with Gregory Hines.
Cathy has choreographed over 40 musicals and loves to incorporate storytelling in her dancing. Some of her favorite performances have been for the International Dance Festival of Poland, Carlson Companies 70th Anniversary Show in Las Vegas with Regis Philbin, Queen of Sweden, TonyBennett, Maya Angelou, flash mob for America's Got Talent, and the Mayo Clinic's 150th Anniversary Show with Tom Brokaw,
Michael York, and Cirque de Soleil.
Students of hers can be seen on Broadway, Netflix, in theme parks, and in professional dance companies.