Cat Cogliandro, a native of Houston, Texas, received her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase. Since then, she has worked with choreographers such as Al Blackstone, Tyce Diorio, Mike Esperanza, Talia Favia, Jason Gorman, Nicole Hogg, Juliette Irons, Sonya Tayeh, Teddy Tedholm, and Jaci Royal.
Cat's credits include So You Think You Can Dance, America's Got Talent, The 2014 Gypsy Awards, and The Pulse on Tour. She was also named one of Dance Spirit Magazine's "13 of the Dance World's Hottest Young Choreographers" in the November 2014 issue.
Cat is currently on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and The Edge, and guest teaches at studios such as Millennium Dance Complex (LA and Pittsburgh), Peridance, Movement Lifestyle. She also taught for The Pulse on Tour Annual Teacher Workshop, Wild Dance Intensive and Turn It Up Dance Challenge.
Cat's work has been presented at The Young Choreographers Festival, Young! Tanzsommer, Sirens After Dark, Jared Grimes's Feel Good, Dancin' Downtown at The Joyce, Riverside Church, RAW at The Cutting Room, Dixon Place and The Pulse Showcase Finale in New York City.
Cat now travels between LA and New York, as she continues to teach nationally and internationally, and is in the process of starting her own company, catastrophe!.