Instructors & Staff
Miss Catherine Kaslusky
Miss Catherine Hodges Kaslusky teaches ballet to a variety of ages at Studio '91. She is a 2001 graduate of Penn State University, University Park, with a major in Music Education. While at Penn State she participated in the Marching Blue Band, Sigma Alpha Iota, numerous bands and ensembles, as well as honor societies, and was an active participator, dancer, and chair in Penn State's IFC/PanHellenic Dance Marathon.
Miss Catherine's dance training began at age three and she has been dancing ever since. Prior to attending Studio '91, she was a charter member of the Cumberland Dance Company. She has participated in many intense summer programs including, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Princeton Ballet, Allegheny Ballet, Shenandoah Dance Conservatory, and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts. She has also studied with Cherie Noble, David Howard, Robert Steele, Patricia Sorrelle, Elizabeth Bergmann, and many others. She joined Studio `91 in 1994 as a student, and is delighted to be back to teach various levels of ballet. Miss Catherine has enjoyed attending the Dance Teacher Summer Conference in 2005 and 2006, as well as Dance Olympus to further educate and inspire her ballet teaching.
Currently, Miss Catherine is teaching at the Middletown School District as the Instrumental Music teacher and Director of Bands at the elementary level and holds a Level Two Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate. She also greatly enjoys her "spring activity" as Choreographer of Mechanicsburg High School's Wildcat Productions, having choreographed their shows since 2002 including "42nd Street". In her free time, Miss Catherine enjoys reading, outdoor fun, Broadway Musicals, and rooting for her Penn State Nittany Lions!