Cat Manturuk holds a BFA in Dance and BS in Exercise Science from Western Michigan University. Upon graduating, she was on scholarship at Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Center in Chicago. In Los Angeles, she performed with LA Modern and Ballet Company, Blue13 Dance, Regina Klenjosky Dance Company, and Collage Dance Theatre. Later in New York City, she became rehearsal director of Decadancetheatre and a company member to Dance 2XS. Cat is the founder and artistic director of DANCE CAT-ALYST, a soul-driven contemporary dance company. Her music video credits lie with BET and MTVIndia. Cat has been noted as “creating heat” by the LA times and “crisply alive” by the NY times.