Catherine O’Reilly

Catherine holds a BA in Dance Education from the Royal Academy of Dance in London.

She has spent the last two years working with The National Ballet Studio, creating pieces across ages and genres from 3yrs through graded syllabus, Vocational and adults students. Resulting in termly performances on stage at The Theatre , mall of the Emirates. Whilst also delivering and devising her own programs from preschool ballet - free junior - free intermediate - free Senior ballet , PBT programs covering all Junior - Intermediate - Senior students , Contemporary dance for Junior - Intermediate - Senior students.

Catherine delivered pre primary - adv foundation RAD syllabus and delivery of the Artistic director's Choreography Dec 2021 for the Nutcracker. She also had the great pleasure of creating a classical ballet class for complete adult beginners, this resulted in joining in the production of the Nutcracker on stage.

Catherine was also assistant director of the first local production of Copealia for the family audience. She has most recently (March 2022) been awarded placement funded by the British Arts Council UAE, in creating choreography for a work in progress performance under the direction of Viki Hargreaves Commotion Dance UK in conjunction with Hiba Art project.