KATE GRIFFLER/ Artistic Director NYC based choreographer, producer, dancer, teacher. Graduate of Purchase College SUNY, Conservatory of Dance, Certificate in Arts Management with continued studies at The Commercial Theater Institute run by the Broadway League. Kate has been part of REVERBdance from the inception in 2005, first as a dancer then moving to curators assistant, choreographer, curator and then named director in 2011. As a choreographer, Kate’s work has been shown The New York Musical Theater Festival, the Akashi Arts Center (Japan), the Baruch Performing Arts Center, The Dairy Center for the Performing Arts (Boulder), The Ailey Citigroup Theater, Purchase College, the Brooklyn Fashion Festival, The Gershwin Hotel, The Clemente Soto Theater , TANK, & The CENTER at West Park. Kate is also lead producer and choreographer of a new musical, The Awakening of Angel DeLuna which received 5 Awards of Excellence at the New York Musical Theater Festival. She has also produced Equity readings at Theater 80, The Dramatist Guild, and a developmental production in Boulder, Colorado. Other producing credits include: danscores by Ofelia Loret de Mola presents: “NYC-MEX Festival de la Ciudad International Tour” : El Teatro José Peón Contreras, (2008), “O! Balletto” directed by Lane Gifford at the New York International Fringe Festival (2008), “Antigones” directed by LEIMAY at Joyce SoHo (2008) and “International Dance Exchange & Performance” in collaboration with CAVE. As a dancer, Kate has had the privilege to perform the works of Kathleen Dyer, Brooke Broussard, Masumi Kushimoto, Megan Williams, Ayako Kurakake, Stacy Grossfield, Yung Li Chen, Ofelia Loret de Mola, Takuya Muramatsu & Kun Yang Lin among others.