Advanced Intermediate Ballet
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was born into a large Hispanic family and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has served as the Artistic Director for Urban Ballet Theater and Santa Fe Dance Company, as well as the Rehearsal Director for the Kansas City Ballet and Ballet Master for Armitage Ballet .He has been an acclaimed guest choreographer and teacher at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Dance Theatre of Harlem and at Steps on Broadway. Nationally, Mr. Catanach has been invited to create work and conduct master classes for Ballet Lubbock, Dallas Repertoire Ballet, Delaware Dance Company, New York City Dance Alliance, Kansas City Ballet and NORD/NOBA Center for Dance in New Orleans. He is most known for his critically acclaimed "Nutcracker in the Lower" which celebrated a ten year run in New York's Lower East Side. Internationally Mr. Catanach has been on the faculties of dance schools in Paris, Rome and Stockholm. He served as the Director of the Performing Arts Training Program at the Henry Street Settlement, where he has seen many of his students from diverse backgrounds grow through the ranks into trained professionals now working in companies which include: New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Alvin Ailey American Dance Company and many who now dance on Broadway.