Staff Bio

Catherine Piazza - Children's Dance/Fitness Instructor

Catherine graduated from Northern Ballet School, Manchester, England, as a Teaching Associate in the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. Following graduation, Catherine continued studying many dance genres in depth, and had the honor of performing Giselle at a Royal Gala in the presence of HRH The Princess Margaret.

After successfully auditioning for Carnival Cruise Lines, Catherine traveled around the world for more than ten years as lead dancer/ Dance Captain, working with choreographers Joan Palethorpe, Minnie Madden and George Reich in their award winning spectacular Broadway/Vegas Revue Shows.

Catherine currently teaches several dance styles to students of all ages including Dance-Fitness. Catherine is licensed to teach Zumba and LaBlast, a new, innovative, partner-free Ballroom Dance class. Look for Catherine’s six-week workshops for children and LaBlast at Utica Dance this fall.

Cat formally joined Utica Dance in 2014 as a Workshop Instructor.