Cat Moses (she/her/hers) joined Invertigo Dance Theatre in October 2023. A life-long artist and creative, Cat began her dance training with Garth Fagan Dance, with whom she studied for six years while earning her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport. In 2009, Cat produced, “Diaspora, Food for Thought” an evening length dance exploration on racialized trauma, ancestral wisdom, and a re-imagined Black Diaspora in the American experience. Her work has led her to West Africa and Jamaica as lecturer at the Edna Manley School of Visual and Performing Arts. In 2011, she founded the Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center in Santa Cruz, CA, where she served as the Executive Director until generously stepping down and guiding her successor Micha Scott into the role. Cat currently serves on the board of directors for Black Surf Club SC, Next River and is a member of the Circle for Anti Racism and Economic Justice in Santa Cruz County. She is also the founder and director of the SCC Black Health Matters Initiative.
“My life is my work. I believe liberation can be achieved through our ability to connect, create, and dignify each individual’s freedom from within; these are the collective tools for a planet we must heal and rebuild.”