A lifelong dancer, Mary has spent her career teaching, choreographing and performing all over the world, and first joined Dancing Classrooms as a Teaching Artist in 2005.

Mary McCatty (she/her)

Senior Manager, Program Operations


Mary brings years of experience in teaching, choreographing and performing all over the world to her work with Dancing Classrooms. As a performer, she was a Radio City Rockette, appeared on Broadway in The Best Little —house Goes Public, Sophisticated Ladies at the Kennedy Center, My One and Only with Tommy Tune, Jesus Christ Superstar, Can Can, Guys and Dolls, many Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades, and performed in musicals across the USA and internationally.

Mary’s choreography has been seen on stages around the globe, having worked on a variety of projects and musicals for adults and young people, including a production of Steel Pier, in which she won a Rising Star Award for Outstanding Choreography. Her dance teaching career has given her years of wonderful opportunities to impart the joy of dance to her students. Three of her favorite places to teach include Marymount College in Manhattan, Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance in NYC, and Dancing Classrooms.

Mary has been a team member atDancing Classrooms for over 16 years, originally trained by Pierre Dulaine as a Teaching Artist before serving as an Educational Liaison, and currently implements residencies and programs as Senior Manager, Program Operations.