Tara Mitton Catao is an award-winning choreographer, coach and master teacher. For over twelve years, Ms. Mitton Catao served as the resident choreographer and modern dance faculty for the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL. She has been on the faculties of the London Contemporary School of Dance, the Gus Giordano Dance Center and the Ruth Page Foundation School of Ballet. Ms. Mitton Catao founded the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble in 1981, with which she toured extensively both nationally and internationally. As Artistic Director of the company, she also coordinated its numerous nationally funded and acclaimed artistic projects and educational programs. Ms. Mitton Catao has served as a grant review panel member for Florida's Division of Cultural Affairs and the Artist-In-Residence Review Panel of the Illinois Arts Council. She has also been a judge for the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix since 1999.Ms. Mitton Catao is available for coaching, master classes, workshops, as well as solo and ensemble choreography.