Catherine Hader became School Director of Marin Ballet in June of 2022. A graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School, Catherine began her professional career with The National Ballet of Canada under Artistic Director Erik Bruhn. She went on to a successful dance and film career in Los Angeles that includes five film industry awards as Co-Producer of the dance documentary An Improbable Dream. In 2013, she started teaching at the School of Ballet Arizona under Carlos Valcarcel and later, under Maria Simonetti. In addition to her dance career, Catherine is also a certified yoga instructor, bringing an emphasis on health and wellness to Marin Ballet students.