Co-founder & Co-Artistic Director of Marcat Dance
Catherine Coury is a performer and the creative assistant of Choreographer Mario Bermudez Gil, as well as a Gaga Teacher (Movement language of Ohad Naharin/Batsheva Dance Company) and Ilan Lev Practitioner. She has received multiple awards as an interpreter, including “Best Dancer Award” from Premios PAD in Seville, 2020; was finalist as “Best Female Interpreter” in Premios MAX 2020, and received “Best Dancer” in 2019 from Certamen Coreográfico Distrito de Tetuán.
Dedicated to dance education, Catherine frequently teaches at conservatories, universities, and companies around the world and in 2019 launched the first ever Study Abroad Program for the University of Michigan (USA) in Spain in partnership with Marcat Dance.
Prior to Marcat Dance, Catherine lived and worked in New York City for five years freelancing with choreographers Shen Wei, Shannon Gillen, Andrea Miller, and Loni Landon. As a performer she toured internationally in venues including the Lincoln Center (NYC), Art Basel (Miami), Festival de Danse (Cannes), and Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre (Moscow), among others. As a dance administrator, Catherine played an integral role in the development of Andrea Miller’s Gallim Dance and The Playground NYC. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Catherine received her BFA from the University of Michigan.