Performer.Choreographer. Educator.Movement Analyst.
Cat Kamrath is a dance artist currently residing in Laramie, WY. As a dance performer, choreographer, filmmaker, and educator, her career has spanned throughout the state of California, Utah, and now Wyoming. She received her MFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah in 2016 and her BA in Dance with honors from Loyola Marymount University in 2013. Cat is a Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst, studying with Integrated Movement Studies Faculty Peggy Hackney, Janice Meaden, and Cadence Whittier.
Originally from San Ramon, CA, she received her dance training at the San Ramon Valley Dance Academy for thirteen years before departing for Los Angeles. She has studied with noted faculty, such as, Lillian Barbeito, Shaun Boyle, Meghan Durham Wall, Mike Esperanza, Abby Fiat, Eric Handman, Holly Johnston, Stephen Koester, Jason Myhre, and Patrick Damon Rago. As a performing artist, she has been a featured and ensemble dancer in choreographed works by Lauren Adams, Meghan Durham Wall, Marjani Forté, Barak Marshall, Andrew Palermo, and Holly Rothschild. In San Francisco, Cat has collaborated with Troy Macklin and is a former company member and soloist of Saki Suto's Scratch 4 Bloomin' jazz dance company. She was a collaborator and company member of MAKedance under the artistic direction of Melanie King McGray.
Her choreographic works have been presented in San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles. Cat is the Artistic Director of Cat + Fish Dances, established in 2015. Cat + Fish Dances has presented work at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival and was selected as a RAW Artist in Salt Lake City in 2017.
Cat has a love for the art of teaching dance. She was on faculty and guest teaches at dance studios throughout the Salt Lake Valley. She was a Beverley Taylor Sorensen Arts Learning Program Dance Specialist at Parkview Elementary, serving K-5 students. As an Adjunct Professor of Dance at Weber State University, Cat led courses in dance technique and theory.
She currently holds the title of Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Wyoming. She is also Guest Faculty for the Laban/Bartenieff Certification program by Integrated Movement Studies.