Choreographer/West African Dance Specialist
Catherine Foster is a professional dancer, dance educator, and choreographer. She received her dance training from the DC Youth Ensemble, Baltimore School for the Arts, and at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. She was a finalist and second-place winner of YoungARTS in Miami, Florida, and is a recipient of the
Astaire Award for Best Broadway Female Ensemble.
She has worked with and performed the works of noted choreographers, including Bill T. Jones, Hinton Battle, Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Abdel Salaam. Company credits: The Fred Benjamin Dance Company; Forces of Nature. Recording Artist credits: Alicia Keys, The Roots, Jazmine Sullivan, Seun Kuti, Davido, Angelique Kidjo, Lauryn Hill. Film/TV credits: TEDx/TED Talks; Black Girls Rock (BET); Netflix Original: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Assistant Choreographer); and Amazon prime comedy series HARLEM. Broadway and Off-Broadway credits: FELA! (original cast); Once on this Island (Assistant Choreographer); Ain’t No Disco (Assistant Choreographer)