Catherine Krebs was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and began her formal dance training at The
Academy of Dance Arts. She primarily trained with former River North Dance Company member Ricky
Ruiz in jazz and contemporary. Through The Academy, Catherine learned Balanchine technique under Sherry Moray, a protege of Maria Tallchief, and learned Vaganova technique from Irina Starovoitova. In 2019 Catherine received a scholarship from NYCDA to attend Point Park University, where she
performed in pieces created by Candace Brown, Rocker Verastique, PearlAnn Porter and Yamoussa
Camara. Since September, 2021, Catherine has been the social media manager and content creator of the
PPU Dance Department Instagram. Catherine has also started her own media business, CEK Creative,
where she is able to share her passion for photography and filmmaking. Now residing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Catherine graduated with her Bachelors of Fine Art in Dance from Point Park University in May of 2023. Other credits include Destiny Rising at The Joyce Theater, as well as appearances in Pittsburgh Opera Fashion Show, and Pittsburgh Fashion Week.