Associate Artistic Director, Ballet Arkansas
Catherine Fothergill is the associate artistic director of Ballet Arkansas, a role she has held since the summer of 2017. In addition to staging much of the organization’s repertory and managing its education and outreach endeavors, Fothergill oversees all elements of Ballet Arkansas’ marketing initiatives. Prior to her arrival in Little Rock, she was a celebrated ballerina with the Alabama and Louisville ballet companies and an internationally acclaimed dance educator.
She is a sought-after master instructor, guest faculty member at the Cecchetti Council of America’s prestigious International Summer School and an adjunct instructor at UA-Little Rock’s Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with degrees in sociology and international studies and is pleased to now call Arkansas home.