Catherine Escueta

 (Eatontown, New Jersey) (she/her/hers) began her dance training at the Academy of Dance Arts under the direction of Nick and Shayne Mishoe. She continued her studies at SUNY Purchase College, graduating summa cum laude with degrees in Dance Performance and Arts Management. While at Purchase, Catherine spent a semester studying abroad at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul. She has worked with choreographers such as Rosalind Newman, Lamine Thiam, Hillary Pearson, Sung Hoon Kim, Autumn Eckman, and Jenelle Figgins. Catherine traveled to Guatemala with JUNTOS Collective in 2019 and continued to research dance as a transformative outreach tool with Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA). This is her second season with Nimbus.