Lori Katterhenry received her BFA and MFA degrees in Dance from Florida State University and earned a CMA from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in New York City. She has been the the Director of Dance for the Montclair State University Division of Dance since 1986. She is also the Artistic Director for the MSU Repertory Dance Company. Her works have been selected for performance at numerous Regional American College Dance Festivals and at three National American College Dance Festivals in 1983, 1986 and 1990. She has been a guest artist at Rice University, University of New Mexico, Theater on Podol in Kiev, and Theatre et Mouvement Festival in Montpellier, France. Her work Undone was selected for performance in the HUMOR UNPLUCKED Festival in New York City in 1996. In June ‘97 she traveled to Australia with members of the MSU School of the Arts, MSU dance students and alumni for performances and cultural enrichment in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. She choreographed and performed in the Pro Danza Italia Summer Dance Festival in Castiglioncello, Italy in 1998 and 1999. She served on the Commission on Accreditation for the National Association of Schools of Dance for six years and on its Board of Directors for three years.
Lori Katterhenry teaches Choreography Ii and III in addition to serving as the Artistic Director for the MSU Repertory Dance Theater. She also teaches Dance History II (1850-present).